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Comings and Goings

NEW LOBBYISTS The Reform Board is spending $105,000 to hire three consultants to “provide ongoing intergovernmental services … with members of the executive and legislative bodies in Washington, D.C. and Springfield” through June 1997. In Springfield: Rick Larison, currently a liaison between the board and state government and a former staff member for House Speaker Lee Daniels (R-Elmhurst); and former Rep. Paul L. Williams. In Washington, D.C.: Charles “Chuck” Pizer, a liaison between the office of Mayor Richard M. Daley and the federal government and a member of former U.S. Rep. Dan Rostenkowski’s staff. Richard Guidice, also a former state legislator, and Greg Richmond, a former Illinois Senate staffer, continue to work full-time for the board on government relations.

NEW NAME Scanlan Elementary School has