$12 million from your taxes will go to those denied jobs, promotions because of politics, deal says (SUN-TIMES)
Noelle Brennan, the monitor appointed by a federal judge to oversee hiring in the wake of federal patronage prosecutions, would become more or less permanent, overseeing hiring and parceling out the $12 million to victims.
We were led to believe that Shakman did not pertain to our wonderful merit system and then we see this;
At Brennan's suggestion, City Hall agreed to overhaul a controversial "merit promotion" system that critics say the Police and Fire departments used to promote clouted candidates.
Got a complaint? Go to the Shakeman Monitor