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Korecki: A Pritzker, Illinois tax dollars plus anger = recipe for change

May 02, 2015 - Chicago Sun-Times

When a 16-year-old member of the wealthy Pritzker family ends up with a college internship that's paid for by Illinois taxpayers, you know something's gotta be up.

That was perhaps the most blatant in a series of red flags after the Chicago Sun-Times reviewed an internship program run out of the office of former Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford.

Among the other curiosities were that:

· The state treasurer had a staggering 58 paid interns working out of his office ...