Rep. Batinick Statement on Resignation of Inspector General Pope

Plainfield – Following the announcement of the resignation of Legislative Inspector General Carol Pope, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement:

“Legislative Inspector General Pope’s resignation letter speaks to the glaring issues that prevent this position from providing meaningful accountability in the General Assembly. Illinoisans have paid the high price of corruption for far too long. This resignation is a call to legislate true reforms that will allow future Inspectors General to hold legislators accountable in our statehouse and end Illinois’ culture of corruption.”