• Ten Basic Things to Know about Illinois Public Official Gift Bans
  • November 27, 2006 | Author: G. A. Finch
  • Law Firm: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP - Chicago Office
  • Given that a former governor has sacrificed his reputation and liberty for "gifts" ranging from Christmas cash donations to beach resort vacations and another governor is currently defending an inquiry into a $1,500 "gift" to his daughter, one should proceed with caution concerning "gifts" given to public officials.