July 29, 2014 — INVESTIGATION
In latest controversy for Stone Park, another adult-themed club is proposed near Catholic convent.
July 28, 2014 — INVESTIGATION
Downstate attorney is appointed new inspector general for the Illinois Legislature, but he and his firm have ties to top lawmakers, raising questions about his independence.
July 28, 2014 — COLUMN
Remember the ominous "Doomsday Clock" with its symbolic "countdown" to a global disaster like nuclear war, and more recently, climate change?
July 27, 2014 — COLUMN
Why did Emanuel administration hire official with checkered past and no animal welfare experience to help run Chicago’s taxpayer-funded animal shelter?
July 25, 2014 — INVESTIGATION
BGA/Sun-Times probe sparks wider congressional inquiry.
July 23, 2014 — PRESS RELEASE
Illinois High School Association regulates athletics at public schools, holds events at public facilities and derives income from public events – but won’t submit to transparency laws. So BGA takes group to court.
July 21, 2014 — COLUMN
One of our jobs at the Better Government Association is to look for warning signs that suggest trouble may be on the way.
July 20, 2014 — COLUMN
Three property owners in different parts of the Chicago region encounter severe water and sewer troubles – and discover government isn't always able or willing to help.
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July 29, 2014
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July 28, 2014
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Downstate attorney is appointed new inspector general for the Illinois Legislature, but he and his firm have ties to top lawmakers, raising questions...
July 25, 2014
More victims of car accidents may have to foot the bill for first responders as so-called "crash tax" gains popularity with local fire departments (July 9, 2014). Learn more...
July 23, 2014
Illinois High School Association regulates athletics at public schools, holds events at public facilities and derives income from public events – but...
July 7, 2014
"At Issue" WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore interviews BGA CEO and President Andy Shaw as he marks five years at the helm of the government...
June 23, 2014
McPier and nonprofit spinoff refuse to release public records on Navy Pier, a popular taxpayer-owned tourist destination. Better Government...