True Ethics Reform Needed
July 21, 2021
Citing a lack of “true ethics reform,” Legislative Inspector General (LIG) Carol Pope submitted her notice of resignation to the Legislative Ethics Commission on July 14, according to State Sen. Brian Stewart (R-Freeport).
In a letter to the Legislative Ethics Commission announcing she will resign from her post by the end of the year, Pope states her desire to bring about true ethics reform, and expresses her disappointment that her efforts were not as successful as she hoped.
“When I took this job as the Legislative Inspector General, I thought I might be able to make...