Memo Claims Madigan Improperly Pressured Metra | NBC Chicago

Memo Claims Madigan Improperly Pressured Metra

A newly-released memo from former Metra CEO Alex Clifford outlines the political pressure he says he received from Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to give a Metra employee a raise -- an employee who happened to be one of his political donors. Clifford claims his refusal to comply helped lead to his ouster from the transportation agency.

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