Attention, Cook County workers: Read the fine print before you agree to give part of your paycheck to charity.Todd Stroger is the Democratic Chicago Machine hack Obama endorsed.
County employees can pick from a list of charities to support. But, it turns out, not all of the cash goes to the charities they pick.
Charities designated to receive employee donations give back 3 percent of what they collect to the "Cook County Charity Fund" -- a discretionary fund controlled by County Board President Todd Stroger's administration.
It's a situation county Commissioner Forrest Claypool calls "incredibly deceitful and arrogant."
Monday, August 25, 2008
The Chicago Sun-Times reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 10:43 PM