SPRINGFIELD - A manager of the Illinois state fair has been fined for soliciting and accepting free beer tickets. Executive Inspector General Ricardo Meza's office released a report Monday detailing violations against Amy Bliefnick, who is manager of the Illinois State Fair in Springfield.
Meza says Bliefnick accepted at least 120 tickets last year. Tickets are worth about $4. Rednour was fined $5,000.