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Olympics an opportunity for Chicago and Illinois to repair reputation | 6/30/2009 | Chicago Tribune

June 30, 2009 - City Hall's top internal investigator on Monday urged greater openness in Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics and criticized the reluctance to fully disclose Olympic financing plans as "the wrong approach for government."

Inspector General David Hoffman, a former federal prosecutor in charge of rooting out City Hall wrongdoing, also said the Olympics would be a good chance for Chicago and Illinois to transform its abysmal reputation as a hotbed of government corruption. Or, 2016 could cement that notoriety.

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