Management & Operations

Ousted Metra chief to face questions about departure

Posted on July 17, 2013

CHICAGO — Ousted Metra CEO Alex Clifford is expected to face questions from the Regional Transportation Authority about his controversial departure, including allegations that his downfall was connected to his refusal to grant the Illinois House Speaker's patronage requests, The Chicago Tribune reported.

Last month, state officials criticized Metra's board for Clifford's severance agreement and the secrecy surrounding it. For the full story, click here.

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