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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.
Aug 20, 2014 10:00 AM
BGA-supported "Smart Streamlining" effort gains momentum.
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.
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.
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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.
Aug 1, 2014 11:49 AM
The Young Professionals Board of the Better Government Association held its Third Annual Summer Comedy Fundraiser at untitled in Chicago's River North neighborhood on July 28.
Jul 30, 2014 9:21 AM
Springfield is stepping up to the table to demand a better government.
Jul 23, 2014 8:25 PM
Illinois High School Association regulates athletics at public schools, holds events at public facilities and derives income from public events – but won’t submit to transparency laws. So BGA takes group to court.
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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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