The city official tasked with monitoring the City Council for corruption and waste said he’d be happy to be out of work, if aldermen give real investigative power to someone else.
The City Council might be poised to grant the Chicago Inspector General’s office the authority investigate aldermen and their employees.
The City Council’s Inspector General has sparked controversy, after a top aide recently worked on a state lawmaker’s re-election campaign while taking time off the job.
A legal battle may be brewing between the U.S. Attorney’s office and the Chicago City Council Finance Committee.
The Chicago City Council appointed its first internal watchdog just seven months ago, and he says he’s busy, but he’s out of money.
The City Council’s official watchdog is taking his place with high hopes, but his hands pretty much tied.