October 03, 2012

As long as he stays in Illinois and doesn't run for Federal office...

I really like Rahm Emanuel. From the Chicago Tribune:

Emanuel revamps City Hall ethics board
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today dumped the entire board that oversees enforcement of ethics and campaign finance rules at City Hall, calling it “a new day for ethics and accountability in Chicago.”

During the quarter-century it has existed, the ethics board has been criticized as lax on enforcement. The panel hasn't found a single case of wrongdoing by aldermen, even though more than 20 were convicted of felonies in that period.

Four of the ethics board members were serving terms that had expired or were about to and the the other three members have been asked to resign, said Sarah Hamilton, Emanuel spokeswoman.

Heh…

Posted by DaveH at October 3, 2012 08:31 PM
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