Three Days Left ... And Still No Real Reform

Legislators seem to have put ethics reform aside

By Carol Marin
|  Wednesday, May 27, 2009  |  Updated 8:15 AM CDT
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Three Days Left ... And Still No Real Reform

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Speaker of the House Michael Madigan presides over the Illinois House of Representatives --- your representatives.

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When Rod Blagojevich was arrested on December 9th, there was a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth in Springfield.

Legislators denounced corruption, demanded reform and promised a new day for scandal-scarred Illinois.

What happened to all that outrage?  Where exactly is the promised reform?

With just three days left in the legislative session, many are hoping you'll forget what they said in the heat of that December moment.

Read more in today's Sun-Times.

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