Springfield Update – Auditor General Mautino Please Just Answer the Questions

What do you do with a top ranking ethics officer who is himself facing serious questions of unethical behavior?

First, you ask for answers. In the case of the campaign finance and accounting questions surrounding Illinois’ new Auditor General Frank Mautino, lawmakers from the House and Senate have asked for answers time and time again over the past four months. Now, we’re out of patience.

Read more at Positively Naperville.

Update: Since the writing of this article, a growing group of 21 members of the House and Senate have formally requested that Auditor General Mautino take an unpaid leave of absence until the state and federal investigations are concluded. So far, the only response has been “no comment” from Mautino’s press spokesman.