Former Obama aide fined $90,000 for illegally lobbying Emanuel on Uber’s behalf


A Former Uber senior executive who once served as Barack Obama’s campaign manager has been fined $90,000 by the Chicago Board of Ethics for illegally lobbying Mayor Rahm Emanuel on behalf of the ride-sharing company.

The board voted 5-0 to find that David Plouffe violated city ethics rules by failing to register as a lobbyist after contacting Emanuel to help the company on regulations for picking up travelers at Chicago’s two airports.

– FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-david-plouffe-uber-lobbying-fine-20170216-story.html

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