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Resource ID: #14036
Subject: City Government
Source: Chicago Magazine
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Date: Jun-97

Description

For years Chicago Alderman Ed Burke has kept the political machine alive and well in the 14th Ward without getting into trouble. But now that his name has surfaced in a ghost-payrolling scandal, even his admirers are asking how a man so smart could end up in such a mess. Chicago magazine investigates the charges against Burke, which include attorneys at his lawfirm getting city paychecks for work they did not do.

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