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Oct 22, 2014 10:56 AM
Better Government Association lawsuit accuses CPD of violating the state's open records law by refusing to respond to document requests. This is just the latest transparency problem with Emanuel administration.​
Oct 21, 2014 9:48 AM
BGA stories on Congressman Bobby Rush, ex-U.S. Rep. Jerry Costello and UNO are singled out for distinction by the Chicago Journalists Association.
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Oct 20, 2014 8:00 AM
Visitors to BGA web site can access retirement data on more than 400,000 public-sector retirees and their dependents throughout Illinois.
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Oct 19, 2014 5:45 PM
Parent in Schiller Park elementary district, charged with felony theft and official misconduct, may run for seat on board of education. But this isn't the only flap in the public school system.
Oct 17, 2014 9:00 AM
Chicago Public Schools pays electrical contractor more than $3 million after it's barred by Emanuel administration for allegedly lying about ownership to get city contracts.
Oct 15, 2014 10:00 PM
Payments range from multimillion dollar settlements to tens of thousands for 184 cases, a BGA Rescuing Illinois investigation found.
Oct 14, 2014 9:50 AM
BGA CEO and President Andy Shaw sits down with "Connected to Chicago" 89 WLS reporter Bill Cameron to discuss the latest in the race for governor.
Taxpayer-funded initiative was supposed to train workers from black communities to perform weatherization work on homes. While many people were trained, few have found lasting work.
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Oct 12, 2014 5:45 PM
Already hurting for revenues, troubled south suburb can't explain $275,000 in water bill waivers and other fiscal irregularities.
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