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Anti-corruption

Trump, Sessions and Nehemiah: A fateful choice for the next attorney general

“They which built on the wall, and they that bore burdens . . . everyone with one of his hands worked in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.”

Commission needs continued auditing

In the past week, we've commented on the ongoing efforts at Metra and the Illinois tollway to move forward after financial improprieties (Metra) or controversial management policies (the tollway) that led to the creation or proposal of inspector general positions for both agencies.

Today, we comment on another public entity that proved it also needs help in properly managing taxpayers' dollars - the DuPage Water Commission.

DuPage board flushes taxpayer money

Who says government isn't as riveting as reality TV? Not me.

Not when I can attend a meeting of the DuPage County Water Commission, as I did Thursday night to see for myself how mismanagment, incompetence, and a lack of concern for tax payers' money plagues every corner of Illinois...