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An only-in-Illinois story: ComEd bribery
scheme hearing is run by daughter-in-law of
alleged key player in the case

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Posted By: AltaD, 7/30/2020 10:56:38 AM

Here’s an opening sentence one might only get to write in an Illinois newspaper: Nearly two weeks after admitting to a bombshell bribery charge, ComEd executives outlined their ethics reform plan to a panel of state regulators led by the relative of an alleged player in the criminal plot. Illinois Commerce Commission Chairwoman Carrie Zalewski, whose agency oversees utility rates and safety practices, opened Wednesday’s meeting with demands for “transparency” and “accountability”(Snip) One of the Madigan associates that prosecutors say got such a job? Carrie Zalewski’s father-in-law, former 23rd Ward Ald. Michael Zalewski.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Strike3 7/30/2020 11:13:56 AM (No. 494691)
This is nothing but standard Illinois politics, crooks investigating each other. I'm surprised anybody noticed. From state government to Chicago city council, each has his piece of the pie and does not look too closely at the rest of the pie for fear that their own piece will be examined. Nice gigs if you are corrupt enough to get one but the end result is huge debt and astronomical taxes.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/30/2020 1:20:48 PM (No. 494819)
DemoCRAPS are co opting Mafia Tactics...Keep it IN the Family!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimBob 7/31/2020 10:39:44 PM (No. 496269)
Mick, I think they ARE. The Media, the Democ'RATS, and the Mafia...... all ONE BIG HAPPY FAMILY! I used to think that Louisiana, home of the Kingfish (Huey Long) and Edwin Edwards, were in the running for Most Corrupt State, but, given this latest news, I relinquish any claims or thoughts on that.
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