I’m changing my statements as it pertains to Jamie Mathy and Kim Bray. The statements they filed this year apply to last year, so alderman would not be on it. The real problem is the County does not post the Statements of Economic Interest filed with petitions. That means voters have no way of knowing what possible conflicts exist BEFORE they vote.
The same applies to Chemberly Cummings.
By: Diane Benjamin
This Illinois law isn’t difficult to understand. Every person elected to public office is required to file a Statement of Economic Interest. The forms must be filed with the County Clerk.
(5 ILCS 420/4A-101)
(from Ch. 127, par. 604A-101)
DISCLOSURE OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS
This is the County site where anyone can search for the statements that have been filed: http://seionline.mcleancountyil.gov/public/publicsearch.aspx
The law clearly states that persons ELECTED to office have to file. Appointees also…
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