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  The following is an article on Blago, but one only needs to replace "Illinois"  with  "enter your local government name here" and you will swear he was reading our minds when writing this. In either case, we can all demand accountability in our local government.  =========================== Quoted from the end of this...

From the DailyHerald.com http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20111124/news/711249912/ After the DuPage Forest Preserve District forced out two employees suspected of misusing taxpayer funds and resources, the district announced Wednesday it has hired two consulting firms at a cost of $66,000 to assist with the matter. The announcement comes two days after the...

http://www.wthitv.com/dpp/news/crime/former-township-trustee-arrested-for-stealing-over-71000 A story from nearby Brazil, Indiana. Updated: Saturday, 24 Sep 2011, 9:26 PM EDT Paul Hackett, 62     Published : Friday, 23 Sep 2011, 6:00 PM EDT Tom Brodbeck BRAZIL, Ind. (WTHI) - A former Clay County Township Trustee was arrested by the Indiana State Police on allegations of theft and...