If Illinois House members change their rules, they can give Illinoisans more say in how their state government works. Senior Policy Analyst Joe Tabor A. Take legislative redistricting out of the hands of lawmakers B. Reform the House rules to revers the consolidation of powers in the hands of the speaker C. Enact better financial disclosure and conflict of interest laws that require lawmakers to fully disclose their financial interests and will hold legislators accountable for recusing themselves when their interests conflict with the public’s D. Empower the legislative inspector general to open investigations and publish findings of wrongdoing without being blocked by lawmakers on the Legislative Ethics Committee E. Reform lobbying by ending the revolving door and prohibiting state lawmakers from acting as lobbyists while they are in office. Page 13

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