Watchdog Report Recommends Madigan Aide Fired For Sexual Harassment Be Placed On 'Do Not Hire' ListHouse Speaker Mike Madigan fired longtime aide Kevin Quinn in February 2018, a day before consultant Alaina Hampton went public with sexual harassment allegations.
Lawmaker Charging Retaliation Wants Complaint System ChangesChicago Democratic Rep. Kelly Cassidy says the current process for investigating ethics complaints in the Legislature is not independent.
New Inspector General Aims To Clear Ethics BacklogJulie Porter, the woman tasked with cleaning up sex harassment in Springfield, is anxious to get to work.
Julie Porter Appointed As Legislative Inspector GeneralIllinois lawmakers voted unanimously for the appointment of Porter as more sexual harassment headlines come out of Springfield.
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.