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Feds look at ComEd hiring of lobbyists; Favorable actions, consultant payments part of exchanges

Oct 19, 2019 - Chicago Tribune
Board and Executive Moves

A burgeoning federal investigation into ComEd's lobbying activities centers on whether the utility giant hired politically connected lobbyists to curry favor with lawmakers in exchange for favorable action at the Illinois Capitol, a source familiar with the probe told the Tribune on Friday.

As part of the investigation, authorities are scrutinizing certain ComEd executives and have zeroed in on payments through the company's vast network of consultants to some individuals to seemingly circ...