Ending Corruption Requires Holding Elected Officials Accountable

As a member of the House Ethics and Elections Committee, Rep. Tipsword notes that many initiatives to hold elected officials to the highest possible standard were introduced this spring but were blocked from consideration by the majority party.

If we want to earn the trust of our residents, we have to end public corruption in Illinois. Let’s hold all elected officials to the highest ethical standards so we can stop bad behavior BEFORE it becomes a federal crime.