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Former Alderman, Internet Pioneer Fined In Emanuel Email Lobbying Case

July 21, 2017
They were among the latest group of five individuals the Chicago Ethics Board said had fined for attempting to influence Mayor Emanuel or other officials through emailed contacts that became public after the settlement of a BGA lawsuit against the city.

Emanuel Email Case Nets Five More Lobbying Violations

July 19, 2017
The total of those hit for lobbying the mayor without registering rises to eight in cases that emanate from a BGA lawsuit that led Mayor Emanuel to release thousands of pages of business related emails from his personal accounts.

Another Case Of Improper Lobbying Suspected In Wake Of BGA Lawsuit Settlement

May 22, 2017
City ethics watchdogs have uncovered enough evidence to suspect yet another instance of improper lobbying of Chicago officials, an issue that came to light following settlement of a Better Government Association lawsuit over Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s personal email accounts.
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