Ethics & Accountability

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Video Gambling Jackpot For Pols And Pals

March 18, 2017
The growth of video gambling in Illinois and the riches that go with it has opened new vistas for clout. Some politicians and their friends have cashed in.

Chicago Fire Department Discrimination Payouts Approach $92 Million Since 2008

February 2, 2017
The fire department, dogged for decades by race and sex discrimination allegations, has cost the city a hefty price -- and allegations continue.  

Dorothy Brown Offers Political Advice — For A Price

March 3, 2017
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown has long been dogged by allegations of pay-to-play in the administration of her office even as she also faces criticism for sloppy and inefficient record keeping.
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