By Sam Hudzik | Sep. 13, 2011
Ald. Ricardo Munoz of Chicago's 22nd Ward controls a political committee that owes $17,500 in overdue fines.
Political groups owe the state of Illinois hundreds of thousands of dollars in overdue fines. All campaign committees must make public who gave them money, and how they spent it. That's the law. And if they file these reports late, they can be fined. But a lot of times those fines just sit there unpaid.