Web of Wires: Untangling Federal Corruption Investigations in Illinois Government


Burke, Sandoval, Arroyo…subpoenas, warrants and raids. What and, more importantly, Who is next? Join the Lincoln Forum for a lively program “Web of Wires: Untangling Federal Corruption Investigations in Illinois” at City Hall (the City Hall at 838 W. Kinzie).

Our panel of experts will discuss one of Illinois government’s most pervasive problems and help unpack how Springfield’s most popular fall accessory – wearing a wire – is routing out corruption at a seemingly faster pace than we’ve ever seen.

Hear from the experts about how all of the pieces fit together.

Our panel includes:

  • John Kass of the Chicago Tribune
  • Mary Ann Ahern of NBC 5
  • Dave McKinney of WBEZ
  • Rob Grant, former special agent in charge of the Chicago FBI office
  • Moderated by Ben Bradley of WGN News.


  • Date: November 18, 2019
  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Networking: 5:30pm-6:45pm
  • Opening remarks by Shia Kapos of POLITICO: 6:45pm
  • Panel: 6:45pm-7:45pm
  • Where: City Hall, 838 W. Kinzie, Chicago, IL 60642


This event is sponsored by POLITICO …sign up for the POLITICO Playbook Illinois here: https://politi.co/2Wn0KlC

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