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Legislative watchdog: ‘The fox is guarding the hen house’ Legislative watchdog: ‘The fox is guarding the hen house’

Legislative watchdog: ‘The fox is guarding the hen house’

All three people who have held the position of legislative inspector general in Illinois told a joint ethics panel Thursday the office needs more independence to do its job policing the General Assembly and for the public to have confidence in the process.

Senate deals Pritzker first veto override Senate deals Pritzker first veto override

Senate deals Pritzker first veto override

Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker was dealt his first veto override Wednesday when the state Senate voted overwhelmingly to pass a bill that retroactively extends a sales tax exemption for aircraft parts and equipment.

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