Today, the Illinois House held a committee to look into why an education secretary was paid out of the Human Services budget. The hearing was in response to a Sun-Times article which revealed that Beth Purvis was getting a 250 thousand dollar salary, paid out NOT from the governor’s budget but from Human Services, which has taken quite a hit in cuts for some Illinois citizens most in need. The committee hearing today set off firework and Democratic Representative Greg Harris, who read off some of the places that could have used this extra money that Rauner took from the budget, joined Justin to recap the day in Springfield.
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