While not yet in the limelight of healthcare discussions, and totally unknown to most people, the federal 340B drug discount program affects many vulnerable patients in Southwestern Illinois. Created in 1992 to help vulnerable or uninsured patients afford valuable medications by providing certain hospitals and safety net clinics with discounted medicine, the 340B program is no longer functioning as intended.
Property owners in bid rigging class action seek to re-join Madison County following Bathon’s deposition
EDWARDSVILLE – After Madison County was dismissed by the Fifth District Appellate Court from a class action alleging several tax buyers participated in a bid rigging scheme with former Treasurer Fred Bathon, the class of property owners filed a motion to amend their complaint to re-join Madison County to the action.
If law enforcement officials don't have to obey a law, why would anyone else?