Chicago Area Project got state anti-violence grants despite probe

Chicago Area Project got state anti-violence grants despite probe

*Photo: The Chicago Area Project, one of the biggest recipients of Quinn’s antiviolence money, had hired Benton Cook III (right) the husband of Cook County Circuit Clerk Dorothy Brown (left). | Sun-Times File Photo

“Gov. Quinn’s administration chose a well-known West Side social-service provider to distribute millions of dollars in anti-violence money across crime-ravaged Chicago neighborhoods in 2010, even though state audits just months before said the group couldn’t substantiate more than $200,000 in bills involving a summer-jobs program.” ~ DAVE MCKINNEY

Continue reading here: http://politics.suntimes.com/article/springfield/despite-audit-quinns-office-okd-money-chicago-area-project/fri-05232014-706pm

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