Bos argues removing speaker is key to change

Republican state House hopeful Chris Bos hopes a still unfolding federal corruption probe is only the start to a long overdue push to clean up Springfield.

“Hopefully, in time, we can get to a point where people can trust Springfield again to do what’s in the best interest of people and not just the sharks,” Bos told the Lake County Gazette. “We’ve got to make changes in this state, or continue on the path of people leaving and an overall downward (economic) spiral.”

Federal authorities recently moved to charge Fidel Marquez, who formerly served as vice president of governmental affairs, with bribery and conspiracy stemming from his alleged part in a pay-for-play scheme ...

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“Mike Madigan is the key to cleaning up all of Springfield. We can talk ethics reforms forever, but until he’s out it's all just talk.” - Chris Bos

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By Glenn MinnisRead the full article here.

Originally posted on Sept 11, 2020 by Lake County Gazette.