A conversation with Chicago’s newly retired inspector general

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot presides over the Chicago City Council meeting at City Hall, Wednesday morning, April 21, 2021. Wednesday marked the first in-person council meeting since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago. Ashlee Rezin Garcia / Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot presides over the Chicago City Council meeting at City Hall, Wednesday morning, April 21, 2021. Wednesday marked the first in-person council meeting since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago. Ashlee Rezin Garcia / Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool

A conversation with Chicago’s newly retired inspector general

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Chicago’s inspector general is charged with getting the mayor and city agencies to be transparent, ethical and accountable. Reset talks with the man who held that job for 12 years.

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