Aldermen Seek To Force Vote On City Council WatchdogA group of Chicago aldermen has announced plans to force a showdown over who will act as the official watchdog over the City Council.
Top Alderman Mocks Inspector General For Suing Council; 'He’s Just Full Of Molasses'Budget Committee Chairwoman Carrie Austin (34th) said she doesn’t understand how Khan can sue the city for more money in his budget, blaming him for running out of money to fund his investigations.
City Council Watchdog Welcomes Shifting Duties To Chicago IGThe 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.
Emanuel Applauds City Council Plan To Allow IG To Investigate AldermenThe City Council might be poised to grant the Chicago Inspector General’s office the authority investigate aldermen and their employees.
City Council Inspector's Political Work Draws CriticismThe 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.
Ethics Panel To Investigate Madigan's Metra RoleHouse Speaker Michael Madigan's request to be investigated by the Legislative Ethics Commission is being granted.
Inspector General For City Council Says He Needs More MoneyThe Chicago City Council appointed its first internal watchdog just seven months ago, and he says he's busy, but he's out of money.
Application Posted For City Council Inspector GeneralThe City Council is taking applications for the job of being the Council’s own Inspector General.