Bos suspects Springfield Democrats' sudden interest in ethics reform is 'just a ploy to score points with voters'

Republican state House candidate Chris Bos suspects Democrats may have ulterior motives for their sudden interest in bringing ethics reforms to Springfield.

“When you look at it, we’re only 70-some days from an election,” Bos told the Lake County Gazette. “I’m sure I’m not the only one wondering if this is really about ethics or just a ploy to score points with voters close to an election. I place absolutely no stock in any of it.”

With longtime House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) now embroiled in a still developing federal corruption probe involving utility giant ComEd and a pay-for-play scheme, some Democrat lawmakers are pushing an array of reform measures they tout as ways to change the culture in Springfield. ...

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“It’s even more suspicious when you consider Republicans have proposed plans similar to this before and nothing happened.” - Chris Bos

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By Glenn MinnisRead the full article here.

Originally posted on August 23, 2020 by Lake County Gazette.