Ethics Act prosecutions not common
No investigation coming of former state’s attorney
DIXON – A state law bars government employees from doing campaign work in their offices, but it’s rare that anyone is prosecuted under that law.
In the weeks before November’s election, Lee County State’s Attorney Henry Dixon’s secretary, Sandie Cargill, wrote letters and created other documents on behalf of her boss’s campaign, according to files on her computer.
Last month, after Sauk Valley Media published a story about the campaign-related documents in Dixon’s office, Anna Sacco-Miller, who took office Dec. 1 after beating Dixon, said she would ban political activity in her office.
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