Tobolski’s chief of staff had a side job as a “sales agent” for a Chicago-based red-light camera company.
The parent company of the local utility giant publicly acknowledged for the first time that civil and criminal penalties could be coming.
The feds’ interest represents a new potential avenue of their probe into a once-powerful Springfield lobbyist who’s already facing scrutiny.
The Chicago Democrat is charged with offering a bribe to an unnamed state senator in order to win favor for a lobbying client.
The guilty plea comes just one day after the Chicago Democrat was charged in a federal probe into Illinois’ red-light camera industry.
The Chicago Democrat faces bribery and tax fraud counts for his alleged efforts to protect the red-light camera industry’s interests.
A newly obtained email shows a former member of Gov. Pritzker’s cabinet was more aggressive in protecting a campaign worker than was known.
John Sullivan’s resignation was announced Monday. He is the first state official to resign over the “rape in Champaign” email scandal.
State’s Attorney Julia Rietz told WBEZ Friday she’s working with state and federal authorities to probe an email mentioning “the rape in Champaign.”
Michael McClain says the feds asked him to cooperate in their corruption probe into ComEd. But he didn’t talk about his controversial email.