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Dick Simpson: Expert in the News

Aug 19, 2014
Dick Simpson, professor in the 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, Simpson was interviewed on NPR's "Marketplace" regarding the impact and potential costs that municipalities face in cases of alleged police misconduct. The full audio of the interview can be heard here.

Additionally, Simpson was interviewed by NBC 5 Chicago in a segment about the Illinois governor's race. The Chicago-area NBC 5 report can be read via this link.  

Simpson also was quoted in an article published by the Christian Science Monitor on the Chicago mayor's race and recent poll numbers that indicate Mayor Emanuel's approval rating is dropping. The article can be read here.