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Daley: Give city inspector power to investigate aldermen | Chicago Sun-Times | 2/8/2010

by Fran Spielman

Mayor Daley today transferred control over city hiring from his $4 million-a-year Office of Compliance to the inspector general and dropped a political bombshell on the City Council by proposing that the inspector general be given the power to investigate aldermen.

Twenty years ago, Daley tried to give the inspector general the power to investigate the City Council, only to be shot down by aldermen concerned about political witch hunts.

Read the story on the Chicago Sun-Times' website...