The connected friends of Chicago Ald. Edward M. Burke & Gery Chico get $162,000,000.00 in over priced milk contracts from the Chicago Public Schools
Milk money: Clout-heavy family got $162 million in contracts from Chicago Public Schools
Chicago is the biggest school district in Illinois and buys far more milk than any other district — but if often pays more for the same milk. The beneficiary: a Chicago company with ties to powerful politicians.