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Jan 30, 2015 11:08 AM
BGA senior policy analyst Alden Loury gave Emanuel a 'C' for his administration's transparency efforts while making an appearance on WBEZ-FM on Thursday.
Jan 29, 2015 10:04 AM
In one of the first mayoral candidate forums of the election season, mayoral candidates Alderman Robert W. "Bob" Fioretti, businessman Willie Wilson and activist William "Dock" Walls discussed their positions on a range of issues of concern to working class Chicago.
Jan 29, 2015 9:59 AM
Six candidates running in the brand new 2nd Ward addressed a packed room at the Drake Hotel last Thursday evening.
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Jan 28, 2015 9:30 PM
Melrose Park mayor gets new Jaguar, and starts taking $500 monthly stipend from the municipal government to help cover vehicle expenses. Village officials say arrangement actually represents a savings for local taxpayers.
Jan 27, 2015 8:40 PM
Mayor of troubled south suburb pays elections board $72,750 for alleged campaign-finance violations – meaning he’ll now be able to appear on the ballot this spring. But where’d that money come from?
Jan 27, 2015 3:48 PM
During its Afternoon Shift program last Thursday, WBEZ-FM posed that question to BGA policy analyst Alden Loury and Sun-Times columnist and ABC7 Chicago political analyst Laura Washington.
Jan 26, 2015 1:37 PM
South suburban police department knew for months about incident in which cop roughed up suspect, but disciplinary proceedings weren't initiated until after repeated inquiries from BGA/CBS2.
Jan 25, 2015 8:00 AM
While detained in 2012 for an off-duty incident, a now-former prosecutor had an ugly encounter with Chicago police. More recently, she inquired about a job with sheriff.
Jan 23, 2015 10:00 AM
Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Discusses Governance, Politics and Getting Illinois’ “Mojo” Back.​
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