Suit Alleges Misuse Of Topinka Campaign Money

(Springfield, IL) — Judy Baar Topinka’s son says his mother’s longtime assistant misused almost 90-thousand-dollars from the late treasurer’s campaign accounts. The State Journal Register reports Joseph Baar Topinka is suing over 89-thousand-dollars. The assistant, Nancy Kimme, says the money went to cover costs and part of her salary. She says the lawsuit is “sad.”