Rauner faces questions about conflicts of interest over his wife Diana Rauner’s decision to continue as president of Ounce of Prevention, a nonprofit that gets millions of dollars in state funding. Ethics experts question if the organization will be favored by lobbyists or be granted special favor in receiving funding. Patricia Werhane, Wicklander chair of business ethics at DePaul University:
It’s going to appear that it’s doing well because she’s pulling strings. She should give up that position.