Feb 14, 2014
State Official Resigns After Going Fishing On Sick Leave
A top administrator at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has resigned because the agency says he violated rules by participating in professional fishing tournaments while on sick leave last summer.
Fired DNR Official Says Doctor Ordered Him to Go Fishing
A state government official discusses why he resigned amid questions about his participation in out-of-town pro fishing tournaments while on paid sick leave in an NBC Chicago and Better Government Association investigation.