Posts Tagged ‘ Bill Cellini ’

SUN-TIMES: Felon William Cellini’s family still profits off state contracts

January 3, 2012
SUN-TIMES: Felon William Cellini’s family still profits off state contracts

The Illinois law under which Bill Cellini faces a five-year ban on getting any state contracts doesn’t apply to his vast network of business ventures.

Republican powerbroker Bill Cellini found GUILTY

November 1, 2011
Republican powerbroker Bill Cellini found GUILTY

Republican powerbroker William Cellini found guilty of extortion and aiding and abetting bribery.

SUN-TIMES: Former GOP insider Levine takes stand in Cellini trial

October 12, 2011
SUN-TIMES: Former GOP insider Levine takes stand in Cellini trial

Stuart Levine tells jurors he paid GOP power brokers Bill Cellini and Bob Kjellander $1 million in lobbying work for Dental Care Plus.

SUN-TIMES: Federal criminal trial of GOP power broker begins

October 3, 2011
SUN-TIMES: Federal criminal trial of GOP power broker begins

Bill Cellini amassed a fortune by keeping himself close to the state’s political stage while taking care to stand behind the curtain.

Former Governor Jim Edgar praises Bill Cellini

September 24, 2011
Former Governor Jim Edgar praises Bill Cellini

Darling of the Illinois press corps Jim Edgar just can’t imagine that his old friend Bill Cellini would ever do anything wrong.

TRIBUNE: GOP power broker faces trial in Blagojevich scandal

September 24, 2011
TRIBUNE: GOP power broker faces trial in Blagojevich scandal

Republican Bill Cellini has arguably been the most powerful insider in Springfield, whom few taxpayers have even heard of outside the capital.

KASS: Democrat, Republican — Bill Cellini can play them all

September 9, 2011
KASS: Democrat, Republican — Bill Cellini can play them all

Republican powerbroker Bill Cellini was at the heart of the bipartisan Illinois Combine.

TRIBUNE: Prosecutors outline case against GOP power broker Bill Cellini

September 7, 2011
TRIBUNE: Prosecutors outline case against GOP power broker Bill Cellini

The trial of Republican powerbroker Bill Cellini is set to begin October 3rd.

SJ-R: Our state produces bipartisan corruption

June 29, 2011
SJ-R: Our state produces bipartisan corruption

SJ-R calls out State GOP Chair Pat Brady for turning a blind eye to Republican corruption in Illinois.