If You See Something, Email Something
We all know that patronage in Chicago city government is alive and kicking, even though that is not supposed to be the case. But what can we do about it when we see it in action?
Federal monitor Noelle Brennan, appointed to oversee hiring practices in City Hall, has established a website where concerned citizens and tattletale city workers can report any hiring abuses and get current news on what is being done to prevent politically motivated hirings and promotions.
Mayor Daley's administration has announced it will notify all city employees of the site within a month. Ummm... why does it take a month? Can't they just send out a simple email?