Inspector General Joe Ferguson

The city's top watchdog wants unfettered access to city documents and records, but the Illinois Supreme Court says no, it's really up to the mayor. Inspector General Joe Ferguson joins us on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm to tell us why he thinks the ruling is a blow to oversight and ethics in Chicago. View the official ruling in Ferguson v. Patton in the PDF, and read Ferguson's statement regarding the ruling below.

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