No wonder they raised the Illinois Tolls

No wonder they raised the Illinois Tolls

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SickofILCorrupti on

Round Lake, IL

#1 Mar 29, 2013
http://newssun.suntimes.com/19156307-417/fire...

Fired 3 times. Took a year to get him fired for this. Our tollway dollars at work.
2bit

Lombard, IL

#2 Mar 29, 2013
"Reached Thursday evening, as he was about to enjoy a dinner of orecchiette with sausage and broccoli rabe cooked by his mom "

Shame on the SunTimes for interupting dinner.
No wait shame on them for printing it.
Cubit

Round Lake, IL

#3 Mar 29, 2013
2bit wrote:
"Reached Thursday evening, as he was about to enjoy a dinner of orecchiette with sausage and broccoli rabe cooked by his mom "
Shame on the SunTimes for interupting dinner.
No wait shame on them for printing it.


"cooked by his mom" and paid for by the illinois tollpayers
obamarama

Broomfield, CO

#4 Mar 30, 2013
some woman always has to meas up a good thing

Since: Dec 12

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#5 Mar 31, 2013
Can't stand taking the tollway. I try to avoid it if at all possible. I hate to contribute to this out of control and corrupt Illinois system.
Mystery Man

Gurnee, IL

#6 Mar 31, 2013
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-05-07...

this is an old 1996 article
but even back then it exposed the toll road system as both corrupt and money greedy

QUOTE
Increasing motorists' disaffection with the toll system is a lingering image of scandal, spawned by revelations of special perks for tollway employees and the indictment last year of the toll authority's former executive director, Robert Hickman.
Hickman, who resigned in 1994 and now awaits trial, is accused of defrauding the agency of $240,000.
UNQUOTE
and then this gem

QUOTE
By the toll authority's own estimate, nearly 1,200 of its 1,980 employees--60 percent of the work force--would not be necessary if the toll roads weren't toll roads. And the agency's $128.3-million operating budget could be reduced by nearly $60 million.
UNQUOTE

So why be surprised that one of them is sleeping on the job ? Its always been known as being corrupt.

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