Future of ethics in Illinois is in Governor’s hands

It has been over one year since the state’s largest utility, ComEd, admitted it attempted to bribe the sitting Speaker of House, Michael Madigan, in exchange for legislative favors.

And while we have seen numerous Madigan allies and staffers get caught up in this scandal as criminal defendants in federal court, we have seen no real action on changing the very rules that allowed this scheme to take place for nearly a decade. Click here to read the full column in the Daily Herald.