By Chuck Goudie, ABC 7
March 18, 2009 (WLS) -- What happens when Chicago aldermen get their hands on generous expense accounts? And why isn't anyone watching?
The economy may be in the tank but Chicago aldermen are now flush with spending money. Their expense allotment more than doubled last year.
Each of the fifty members of Chicago's City Council now receives $73,280 a year for expenses.
The I-Team took a look at where some of that tax money goes and why some of it is unaccounted.
Watch the video and read more here.