GOP lawmakers want audit of state employment agency

Data breach, slow service an ‘unacceptable situation’ that needs an ‘honest assessment’

BEN ORNER | Capitol News Illinois
Posted 5/29/20

SPRINGFIELD – A group of four Republican state representatives is calling for a state audit of the Illinois Department of Employment Security to examine a data breach at the agency and its continued slow adaptation to the unprecedented number of unemployment claims during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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