IDOT secretary resigns amid scandal

By Kelsey Gibbs | kgibbs@wcia.com

Published 07/02 2014 12:06PM

Updated 07/02 2014 12:11PM

ILLINOIS -- IDOT secretary Ann Schneider has resigned in the middle of a hiring scandal. She's stepping down just weeks after news broke that her stepdaughter got a highly-paid position seven years ago. It was uncovered during an investigation by the Better Government Association. Its investigation revealed unqualified applicants getting state jobs because of political connections.

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