Significant Developments in ComEd Indictments
A longtime confidante of House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) was charged along with two other former Commonwealth Edison lobbyists and the CEO of ComEd’s parent company in a nine-count indictment Wednesday, alleging the four conspired on a wide-ranging bribery scheme all designed to influence Madigan. Read more about the indictments in this article on IllinoisNewsroom.org
The 21st was joined by a politics reporter from NPR member station WBEZ in Chicago, who has been following the story to give listeners a brief update of the recent charges.
Tony Arnold, politics reporter for WBEZ
Four months after Commonwealth Edison admitted to a long-running bribery scheme in Springfield, federal prosecutors issued criminal charges against four former ComEd executives and lobbyists.https://t.co/PSbEITWrJC— WBEZ (@WBEZ) November 19, 2020
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