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Better Government Association Updates Popular Pension Database
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.
"Connected to Chicago" 89 WLS Reporter Bill Cameron Interviews BGA's Andy Shaw
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.
Andy Shaw Heads South To Springfield
BGA President & CEO Andy Shaw gets a warm welcome from two groups in a September visit to Springfield.
Better Government Association Earns Four Chicago/Midwest Emmy Nominations
Sep 24, 2014 1:45 PM
BGA nominated with media partners NBC 5, CBS2, FOX 32 for news stories on government.
BGA, NBC Sue CPS For Violating Open Records Law
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.
Government Consolidation Bill Becomes State Law
Aug 20, 2014 10:00 AM
BGA-supported "Smart Streamlining" effort gains momentum.
BGA Launches Suburban Schools Database
Aug 15, 2014 7:00 AM
New portal includes payrolls, budgets, and teacher and administrator contracts, among other documents, covering roughly 150 public school districts in DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties.
BGA Sues City Animal Pound – Again
Aug 12, 2014 4:17 PM
Better Government Association files second lawsuit in recent months against Chicago Animal Care and Control – this time for refusing to release the content of emails between Mayor Emanuel's aides relating to the dog pound.
BGA Assembling Strong Watchdog Team in Springfield
Aug 11, 2014 8:35 AM
The Capitol in Springfield is where elected officials allocate most of our state tax dollars, make major decisions that affect our lives, and manage a government wracked with chronic fiscal and ethical problems.
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