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BGA President & CEO Andy Shaw gets a warm welcome from two groups in a September visit to Springfield.
Sep 28, 2014 5:45 PM
Garbage company is paid millions by Cicero taxpayers in no-bid deal, and donates big to Town President Larry Dominick’s campaign funds.
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Sep 24, 2014 1:45 PM
BGA nominated with media partners NBC 5, CBS2, FOX 32 for news stories on government.
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Sep 21, 2014 5:45 PM
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's former executive assistant is accused of padding her hours, resigns rather than face firing; Plus, clout on the sheriff's merit board.
Sep 18, 2014 5:00 PM
Village of Dolton fires police supervisor after BGA/CBS2 report about missing handgun, drugs.
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Sep 17, 2014 7:00 PM
Evanston is model for the state's 'Smart Streamlining' initiative and there's more government consolidation on the way.
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Sep 15, 2014 5:00 AM
Clout-heavy landlords – including a future member of the Obama cabinet – make big money from taxpayers by building and leasing FBI's new Chicago headquarters. Why didn't the feds just build the structure themselves?
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Sep 14, 2014 5:45 PM
Summit's now-former village administrator had none of the usual skills for the job, but he had a big booster in his uncle – the mayor of the south suburb.
Sep 12, 2014 8:00 AM
Complaint contends that Chicago Public Schools withholds records in violation of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act; fails to follow transparency requirements.
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