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Aldermen hashing out an ethics reform proposal rejoiced at getting to keep occasional free tickets to the Shubert Theater and Pilot Pen. But some balked at the thought of banning a hypothetical reward no alderman typically gets.

The debate came as the joint Aldermanic Affairs and Legislation Committee met to consider an ethics ordinance proposed by Hill Alderman Jorge Perez (pictured above at left). At Monday’s hearing in City Hall, two years after Perez’s initial proposal, several aspects still met resistance on the board.

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