Time is running out to pass meaningful ethics reform in Springfield.
If we cared about ethics reform in Illinois the way we do about outrageous privatized parking meters in Chicago, we'd be in full boycott mode right now. We are not. If public corruption generated the hysteria of swine flu, we'd be stamping out the sickness that afflicts our politics. But we're not.
The legislative session ends May 31. Lawmakers are beginning to notice more e-mails in their inbox from voters demanding reform.
If you want things to change in Illinois, here are the addresses you will need.