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Illinois Senate president's old ties create at least an appearance of a conflict of interest

Feb 04, 2020 - Chicago Sun-Times

This is not to imply that Don Harmon has done or will do anything wrong, but the Senate could have chosen somebody with no potential conflicts of interest. Concerning the election of Don Harmon as the new Illinois Senate president I see some red flags. A Sun-Times story raised a number of possible conflicts of interest because of his connection to a "clout-heavy law firm" from which he says he has now resigned. The firm has done legal work for more than 20 government bodies and represented gove...