Former ComEd Executives, Lobbyists Hit With Corruption Charges

Federal bribery charges have come down for four former ComEd executives.

Illinois House Speaker-ComEd Official
Illinois state Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch, D-Hillside, addresses Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, during the first meeting of the Special Investigating Committee II. Thurs, Sept. 10, 2020. Ted Schurter / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Illinois House Speaker-ComEd Official
Illinois state Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch, D-Hillside, addresses Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, during the first meeting of the Special Investigating Committee II. Thurs, Sept. 10, 2020. Ted Schurter / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Former ComEd Executives, Lobbyists Hit With Corruption Charges

Federal bribery charges have come down for four former ComEd executives.

Federal prosecutors charged four former ComEd executives and lobbyists for their role in a long-running bribery scheme in Springfield.

Reset brings on WBEZ’s state politics reporter who’s been covering the story to get the latest and what these charges might mean for House Speaker Mike Madigan.

GUEST: Dave McKinney, WBEZ government and politics reporter