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Daley: Expand watchdog's reach to City Council | Chicago Tribune | 2/8/2010

by Hal Dardick

Mayor Richard Daley today proposed expanding the powers of the city's inspector general to include investigating aldermen -- an idea long opposed by City Council -- as well as taking away the hiring oversight duties currently held by the mayor's compliance office.

The proposed ordinance, which Daley will introduce at Wednesday's council meeting, would be a dramatic shift in the power struggle between City Hall watchdogs.

Read the article on the Chicago Tribune's website...