The former Chicago City Council Inspector General, Faisal Khan, is back in the investigative seat. He served as City Council’s Legislative watchdog and is now heading up Project Six, a new government monitoring organization.
Project Six describes itself as an “independent, non-profit organization dedicated to investigating, exposing and ending government corruption in Chicago and across Illinois.”
It was initiated by and is affiliated with the libertarian-leaning think tank Illinois Policy Institute, an organization that has received more than $500,000 from Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. Project Six has a separate board of directors and will not disclose its list of funders.
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