Ethics advocates happy Illinois Legislature’s reform attempt failed

In the rush of legislation passed in the Illinois 101st General Assembly’s final hours, an ethics reform effort was put on hold.

Surprisingly, some advocates are relieved it stalled.

From its introduction, the ethics reform bill was steeped in irony; 87 pages of unvetted legislation inserted into a shell bill via a floor amendment in the middle of the night amid a flurry of other bills to be considered by a lame-duck Legislature.

Reform for Illinois, along with Change Illinois, the Better Government Association, and Common Cause Illinois, said in a joint statement
Read more…

Please follow and like us: