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Ald. Jim Gardiner Violated Ethics Rules By Slapping Outspoken Critic With ‘Unfounded' Ticket, Watchdog Says

CHICAGO — An embattled Northwest Side alderman could face fines after he directed city employees to issue “unfounded citations” to one of his critics in 2019, according to a city watchdog report. Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) went after vocal rival Pete Czosnyka for his online criticisms by slapping Czosnyka with a $600 fine for overgrown […]