Abraham Lincoln Ethics Award 2007 - The Comptroller's Office
Dan Hynes accepts the Abraham Lincoln Ethics Award from James Brennan, Chairman of the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission. The award is given for exemplary adherence to the principles of integrity, fairness and public service.The Comptroller's Office was the only Constitutional Office to receive the award. In presenting the award, Brennan said, "The Comptroller's Office's scrupulous commitment to ethical operations earned it the Commission's unanimous endorsement" for the award. Brennan also praised the Comptroller, saying his "willingness to look beyond what the law requires, and to aspire toward what is possible, makes his office a worthy recipient."