Rauner Left U.S. For The Holidays, But Staff Won't Say WhereIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner left the country for the holidays, but his staff won't say where he went or even why they don't want to disclose his whereabouts.
Task Force To Revamp Ethics Ordinance At City HallSeveral prominent reformers will spend the next four months figuring out ways to end corruption at City Hall.
Report Links Campaign Contributions To Smart Grid VotesThe Illinois Campaign for Political Reform says ComEd and other backers of the newly passed and re-jiggered Smart Grid bill outspent opponents by a margin of four to one this year on campaign contributions at the state House.
Report: Not All Campaign Donations From Gambling Industry Tied To LegislationCampaign donations from the gambling industry aren’t necessarily related to the recent passage of a major Illinois gambling expansion, a review of donations from the industry to lawmakers shows.
New Site Makes It Easier To Follow The Campaign MoneySite touted as user friendly to find out who’s donating lots of campaign cash to whom.