Dick Simpson: Expert in the News
Dick Simpson, professor, in the LAS Department of Political Science and former Chicago alderman, frequently appears as a featured expert in news stories covering state and city government, politics and corruption.
In recent media coverage, The Indianapolis Star quotes Simpson on the need for stringent laws, ethics rules and prosecution to root out corruption by public officials. Read the article here.
Reuters quotes Simpson on Illinois corruption as Tuesday's primary election features candidates with criminal records or facing indictments.
Additionally, Simpson is quoted by the following news outlets in articles on results from Tuesday’s primary election:
Crain’s Chicago Business – “How Rauner won the GOP primary for governor”
Chicago Sun-Times – “Voters say ‘no’ to Carothers in Cook County board race”
Reuters – “Illinois Governor Quinn to face businessman Rauner in November election”
Simpson also discussed the pros and cons of legislative term limits last night during an appearance on WTTW-TV’s "Chicago Tonight." http://bit.ly/PPrFTZ
Lastly, the Chicago Tribune quotes Simpson in an article on primary candidates who lost races in Tuesday’s election despite being endorsed by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.