Illinois legislature looking into pay for Gov. Rauner’s education secretary


Gov. Bruce Rauner (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lealan Buehrer/Released)

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(KTVI) – This week the Illinois legislature tangled with Governor Rauner’s administration over his decision to pay a staffer a quarter million dollars. On Thursday the House Human Services Committee questioned why the salary for the new staffer, the education secretary, who is being paid out the Department of Human Services budget that the governor has targeted for cuts in programs for the elderly and autistic children.

In Sunday night’s You Paid For It, what happened when we caught up with the governor months back to question him about the very same expensive staffer.


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