Bob Secter

Bob Secter is the director of investigations at the Better Government Association. He joined the BGA in October 2016.

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Bob Secter

Mostly False

No plan provided beyond brief mentions


Earlier months, sure. But not all nine.


His property was zoned decades before the requirement and grandfathered in

Pants on Fire!

Last year's alone was billions out of balance


He says "way more." We say "way the same"

Recent stories from Bob Secter

Wealthy Illinois candidates face tax disclosure minefield

Releasing details of tax returns presents a potential minefield for wealthy candidates like Rauner, Pritzker and Kennedy

Sorry Illinois politicians, PolitiFact is back

For a fact-challenged era in a fact-challenged state, The Better Government Association has enlisted as Illinois’ fact-checking referee.