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    Illinois auditor cites errors in Lottery reports

    by  • July 1, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    (AP) – Illinois’ auditor general says “material weaknesses” in the state Lottery’s internal financial controls have resulted in significant reporting errors. Auditor General William Holland says an audit prepared by the accounting firm KPMG found repeated errors in reports submitted by the state lottery to the Illinois comptroller’s office. Crain’s Chicago Business reports that...

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    Madigan files suit against Quinn appointee for multiple pollution violations

    by  • July 1, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Attorney General Lisa Madigan is sharply criticizing an oil company owned by an appointee of Gov. Pat Quinn, saying the firm is “the worst polluter in the field of Illinois oil production.” Her comment, contained in a news release issued late Thursday, came as she announced a 61-count complaint with Illinois pollution control board...

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    State plans pesticide container recycling

    by  • July 1, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Department of Agriculture is again offering farmers a free pesticide container recycling program this summer. Sites throughout the state will collect the containers starting in late July. The used containers will be ground into chips and turned into shipping pallets, fence posts and other products. Agriculture Director Bob Flider says more than...

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