A conversation with Chicago’s newly retired inspector general

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot presides over the Chicago City Council meeting at City Hall, Wednesday morning, April 21, 2021. Wednesday marked the first in-person council meeting since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago. Ashlee Rezin Garcia / Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot presides over the Chicago City Council meeting at City Hall, Wednesday morning, April 21, 2021. Wednesday marked the first in-person council meeting since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago. Ashlee Rezin Garcia / Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool

A conversation with Chicago’s newly retired inspector general

Chicago’s inspector general is charged with getting the mayor and city agencies to be transparent, ethical and accountable. Reset talks with the man who held that job for 12 years.

GUEST: Joe Ferguson, former Chicago inspector general