Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says City Hall ethics laws are in need of "a real scrubbing".An ethics task force, appointed by Emanuel, announced recommendations Monday to increase transparency and accountability. Emanuel said he'll work with Ald.
This week, the Illinois legislature voted to strip former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his ability to practice law in the state. This, of course, comes as no surprise in the continuing saga of the disgraced politician.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says Rod Blagojevich’s conviction on federal corruption charges Monday shows a need for more state government reform.Quinn says Illinois has taken strides to lift ethics standards since Blagojevich’s 2008 arrest.