July 2, 2014 •
J. William Roberts Named Illinois Acting Legislative Inspector General
In a statement released Tuesday, the Legislative Ethics Commission announced J. William Roberts has been named acting legislative inspector general.
Roberts is a former U.S. attorney and served as legal counsel to former Gov. Jim Edgar. He will take over for Tom Homer, who served 10 years following the creation of the position as part of the 2003 Ethics Act.
Roberts will be responsible for investigating complaints of rule violations, abuse of authority, and other forms of legislative misconduct.
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