Former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and others offered valuable insight Friday at the annual Ethics in Government breakfast meeting: If you don't report corruption, you're an enabler.
HOBART | Halting corruption in government takes much more than efforts by law enforcement. It requires changing the culture of those in government and those who are governed to expect and embrace ethical behavior.
Former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald speaks Thursday during an ethics advisory meeting at Avalon Manor in Hobart.
About 150 local officials and others attended an ethics advisory meeting Thursday at Avalon Manor that featured as guest speaker former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald.
East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland, left, listens Thursday to Schererville town Manager Robert Volkmann speak during an ethics advisory meeting at Avalon Manor in Hobart. Copeland was on a three-person panel that took questions from an audience of about 150 officials and others who attended…
What has the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission done lately? Quite a lot but never enough. The commission is composed of seven member communities -- Crown Point, Dyer, East Chicago, Highland, Munster, Schererville and Whiting. We are a nice mix of urban and suburban, large and small. We welco…
Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois gestures during a news conference Thursday at the federal building in Chicago, a day after he announced in a written statement he was resigning from the post he held for more than a decade.
Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, gestures during a news conference Thursday at the federal building in Chicago, a day after he announced he was resigning from the post he held for more than a decade.
CHICAGO | Patrick Fitzgerald, known as one of the most relentless U.S. attorneys in the nation and the architect of convictions against two Illinois governors and a former vice presidential aide, announced Wednesday he is stepping down from the post he has held for more than a decade in Chicago.
So Rod Blagojevich is one corrupt cat who does not own nine lives, after all.
Monday's overwhelming verdicts of guilt against former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich does not change by one iota my earlier opinion that this trial was a waste of time and money.
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