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Jul 20, 2014 5:33 PM
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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Jul 13, 2014 5:42 PM
Illinois Supreme Court justice gets subpoenaed in racketeering lawsuit; Plus: Questions about residency for judicial candidates, and parking perks at courthouse.
Jul 9, 2014 10:15 PM
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.
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Jul 7, 2014 11:25 AM
"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 watchdog group.
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Jul 6, 2014 5:45 PM
State legislator’s campaign funds drop big bucks at south suburban Hooter’s; Plus, ex-Melrose Park police chief is out of prison.
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Jul 1, 2014 12:31 PM
Gov. Quinn makes change at IDOT after BGA investigations uncover widespread clout hiring issues at state transportation agency.
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Jun 29, 2014 5:16 PM
As Niles moves to "rebrand" its municipal image, village hires lobbyist with troubled past and curious clientele.
Jun 25, 2014 5:05 PM
In a highly unusual move, the leader of a Downstate watchdog group places an entire park district board under a citizen's arrest for failing to allow public comment and violating a state disclosure law.​
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Jun 23, 2014 5:05 PM
McPier and nonprofit spinoff refuse to release public records on Navy Pier, a popular taxpayer-owned tourist destination. Better Government Association files suit claiming they violated the state’s transparency law.
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