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Chicago’s inspector general unveiled a litany of misconduct by city employees and contractors.
The governor issued a pair of executive orders aimed at improving ethics and efficiency in state government.
A class-action lawsuit claims Chicago’s red-light camera program fails to provide ticketed motorists with information required by state law.
The officers are facing federal charges for their alleged role in a kickback scheme involving an attorney referral service seeking information on traffic crashes.
One of the state’s poorest communities is already facing enormous financial pressures.
The South Side alderman had been charged with stealing charity donations to finance his daughter’s college tuition payments and casino getaways in Indiana, among other offences.
A recent analysis confirms what many Illinoisans already know: While red-light cameras serve as reliable sources of revenue, they do not improve public safety.
Mautino might not be corrupt. But his conduct mirrored that of a person engaging in corrupt behavior.
Two McHenry County highway commissioners hired each other’s sons to township government positions in 2017. Despite concerns of nepotism, these practices are not uncommon in township government.
Illinois’ pension laws are forcing the city of Harvey to pay its creditors through short-term negotiated agreements just to meet payroll.