Legislative Inspector General
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.
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.
House Speaker Michael Madigan’s request to be investigated by the Legislative Ethics Commission is being granted.
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 is taking applications for the job of being the Council’s own Inspector General.