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Thursday, March 15, 2012 06:05 am

Fight against Medicaid abuse reaching critical mass

It’s a crucial time for Illinois in terms of the state budget, but investigators say the state is at a turning point in another respect: fighting Medicaid fraud.Gov. Pat Quinn announced a state ...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 03:13 pm

Houston wants 25 percent to be minorities

The Springfield Police Department hopes to hire new patrol officers in the coming months, with minorities to comprise a quarter of the new hires.On Aug. 4, Mayor Michael Houston announced the city wou...
Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 02:37 pm

Director resigns, union and advocates call for reform of failing system

Three weeks after the director of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice announced his resignation, two different studies are calling for major changes in the troubled agency’s operations.K...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:04 pm

‘The answer to homelessness is homes’

The City of Springfield plans to build and rehabilitate hundreds of homes as part of a strategy to end homelessness within two years.The city’s 2010-2014 Consolidated Plan, created by the city&r...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 03:31 pm

Accounting, documentation shortcomings rampant and costly, audits show

A series of audits released last week reveal a rash of problems among state agencies and programs.Performed by the office of Illinois Auditor General William Holland, the audits expose millions of dol...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:22 pm

Fixing Illinois’ juvenile justice system

What do you do when you catch a criminal? Conventional wisdom says you lock them up and hope prison scares them straight. But what if that doesn’t work, and what if that criminal is only 13 year...

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