Governor Pat Quinn won't say why his administration contradicted itself when it came to cleaning up hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation. The administration had previously said the fix was done, but now says it isn't complete.
In facing a lawsuit over political patronage hiring at IDOT, Gov. Quinn characterized it as a non-issue.
His administration said it had already taken care of the problem; that IDOT had reduced the number of jobs in which politics would be taken into consideration.