A report issued by the Chicago Inspector General Tuesday reprimanded the city Board of Ethics for lax efforts to identify and keep records of all active lobbyists, making it harder to levy fines for lack of disclosure. The report called for the BOE to issue higher fines to those who fail to properly disclose lobbying activity. The report comes as a follow-up to a scathing March 2016 report, charging that the BOE only relies on public complaints, rather than its own recordkeeping.

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