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A Lesson in Clout from the 25th Ward

January 22, 2020 @ 12:00 am

As 25th Ward Ald. Daniel Solis was cooperating in a sweeping federal corruption probe before leaving office last year, a top staffer was building a new career as a bouncer, security guard and as a lobbyist at an Illinois utility company. Read the investigation here: How Embattled Alderman Solis’ Top Aide Landed Three Jobs

Join the Better Government Association and WBEZ at this free event to hear reporters discuss their recent reporting, and to talk about how aldermen throughout all of Chicago wield unique power that sometimes leads to corruption.

Free and open to the public. Bring your questions, comments and tips. Come for the empanadas, stay for a lesson in clout politics in Chicago!

Doors and food at 6 p.m.
Program and discussion from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


January 22, 2020
12:00 am


Pilsen Outpost, 1637 W 18th St, Chicago, 60608