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Office of the Legislative Inspector General

The OLIG is an independent, nonpartisan oversight Office whose mission is to investigate allegations of misconduct by members and employees of the Chicago City Council (CCC).  The OLIG receives complaints alleging misconduct and conducts investigations thereof at the request or with consent of the City of Chicago Board of Ethics (BOE), and/or members of the public. From these investigations, the OLIG issues confidential reports of findings to the BOE, including, but not limited to, recommendations and dispositions such as sustained or not-sustained findings of allegations.  The OLIG may also conduct audits of City Council operations, policies and procedures. 

Most Recent News (Office of the Legislative Inspector General)

Aug 12, 2015 LIG Letter to the Mayor - August 5, 2015
Jul 28, 2015 Press Release July 28, 2015
Jul 28, 2015 Correspondence to Aldermen July 22, 2015
Dec 1, 2014 Letter to Alderman Regarding Statistics
Oct 22, 2014 Lawsuit Filed Against City Council and Mayor - press release
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