Corruption is about quality, not quantity, of lawmakers: Former councilman

“The size of the council does not mean you're going to reduce corruption. Chicago has 50-51 … our corruption problems pale by comparison to what's going on over there,” says Zev Yaroslavsky, former member of LA City Council. Photo by Shutterstock.

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