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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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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.
May 30, 2014 1:32 PM
BGA supports Rep. Jack Franks' reform measure, which goes to Governor for approval.
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May 22, 2014 10:32 AM
As a part of its "Smart Streamlining" campaign, the Better Government Association hosted an Idea Forum on Tuesday, May 20, before a crowd of more than 50 guests at the Sangamo Club in Springfield.
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May 21, 2014 10:53 AM
The $1.5 billion Chicago Transit Authority retirement fund repeatedly fails to turn over public documents as state law dictates, so the BGA takes the government agency to court.
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