Ethics Board Drops Chicago Alderman’s Fine from $145K to $5K
Clip: 04/13/2021 | 2m 21s
Ald. Carrie Austin (34th Ward) will have to pay $5,000 in fines for violating campaign contribution rules. That might sound like a lot, but the original fine was for $145,000. WTTW News reporter Heather Cherone explains.
Aired: 04/13/21 |
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