Former Alderman Arenda Toutman was sentenced to four years in prison on Tuesday for mail fraud and tax fraud. Troutman is the 30th sitting or former Alderman to be convicted of corruption charges over the past 36 years! Mayor Daley first appointed Troutman to her office in 1990. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald is pursuing a corruption case against Alderman Isaac Carothers (29th Ward).
Do you trust our City Council to provide proper oversight and review for the Mayor’s crooked and insider development deals? Our City Council is asleep at the switch and no one is watching the cash register. Say “NO!” to the Olympics.