SPRINGFIELD - Federal grand jurors have sought records of legislative scholarships handed out by Democratic state Rep. Dan Burke of Chicago, a sign that authorities kept up a probe of the tuition waiver program even as legislators were moving to end it this spring.
On Wednesday, the House released a copy of the subpoena for Burke’s scholarship records, making him the latest Democrat lawmaker to questioned. ...More HERE
FYI - Rep. Burke, the brother of powerful 14th Ward Ald. Edward Burke, whose wife is the a member of the Illinois Supreme Court. Kind of like the Madigan family.