[PDF] Download ✓ Challenging the Culture of Corruption: Game-Changing Reform for Illinois | by ↠ Patrick M. Collins

By Patrick M. Collins | Comments: ( 912 ) | Date: ( Dec 11, 2019 )

In this important book, Patrick Collins gives a first hand account of the federal investigation and trial that landed former Governor George Ryan in prison and demonstrated the cost and tragic consequences of Illinois culture of corruption Collins also reflects on his recent service as chair of the Illinois Reform Commission and calls on his fellow citizens of IllinoisIn this important book, Patrick Collins gives a first hand account of the federal investigation and trial that landed former Governor George Ryan in prison and demonstrated the cost and tragic consequences of Illinois culture of corruption Collins also reflects on his recent service as chair of the Illinois Reform Commission and calls on his fellow citizens of Illinois to launch a longterm, concerted effort to change that culture He outlines four specific reforms that could have a game changing effect on business as usual Passing True Campaign Finance Reform to eliminate the pay to pay nature of politics by closing loopholes that give preferential treatment to legislative leaders and party bosses, experimenting with public financing of judicial campaigns, and pursuing ways to make media advertising less costly to candidates Creating a Fair and Competitive Election Process to improve our democracy by dramatically altering the way we draw our legislative districts Enhancing Corruption Fighting Tools to allow state law enforcement officers the same tools that federal agents utilize successfully to expose wrongdoing by public officials Improving Voter Access and Participation to encourage enhanced citizen participation in elections and governance.


  • Title: Challenging the Culture of Corruption: Game-Changing Reform for Illinois
  • Author: Patrick M. Collins
  • ISBN: 9780879464240
  • Page: 111
  • Format: Paperback

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    Patrick Collins, now in private practice, was the assistant U.S. Attorney who secured the conviction of Illinois Governor George Ryan on corruption charges in 2006. After the arrest of Gov. Rod Blagojevich in December 2008, Lieutenant Gov. Pat Quinn called Collins and asked him to head a reform commission to figure out what the f*** is wrong with us here in Illinois. You can view the commission's final report here (reformillinoisnow/). This tiny book (128 pp, 7.5" x 5.5") is a truncated version [...]


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