Is the Chicago City Council finally ready to make history, and embrace real reform, by approving a tough ethics ordinance that empowers a watchdog with sharp teeth and a loud bark to investigate and audit aldermen, their staffs and their committees?
Or will they put their watchdog on a short leash, and cripple the reform effort, by removing the audit power so their spending of our tax dollars can't be monitored?
Andy Shaw, from the Better Government Association, joins us to discuss a reform ordinance adopted Wednesday by the Chicago City Council.
You can read the full Better Government Association story online at bettergov.org.
Better Government Association: Can the City Council embrace reform?