IDOT chief’s stepdaughter got job, promotion at state agency

Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider said in April she knew nothing about potentially illegal patronage hiring at the state agency she runs.

Now, Schneider is refusing to discuss how her stepdaughter secured a job and promotion at the Illinois Department of Transportation — and whether the proper personnel procedures were followed.

Read the story by Patrick McCraney of the Better Government Association in the Chicago SunTimes.