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Commission Finds Unethical Hiring in Prison System
The job description called for specialized experience in criminology, penal administration, and the behavior of prisoners. He had experience teaching theatre and running a retail store.
Now, a state executive ethics commission reports Gov. Pat Quinn's prisons department violated state ethics policy, hiring a man for an administrator's position because he had political clout.
The ethics report said the employee, whose name is withheld, had managed the political office for his father's campaign.
AP contributed to this report.