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BGA: Stop Currie’s Fast-Moving FOIA Bill
Nov 28, 2014 8:00 AM
Lawmaker pushes a bad law that impairs public access and limits legal representation.
Early Illiana Backer Reverses Course On Project
Oct 26, 2014 5:45 PM
Once a proponent of Illinois-Indiana toll road, Chicago real estate executive now says proposed route is wrong, not worth the expense.
Rauner's Cash Splash
Aug 11, 2014 9:24 AM
Is Bruce Rauner buying political support from Republican groups across the state as he runs for governor?
Jun 16, 2014 10:02 AM
Top administrator at Gov. Quinn's transportation department won't talk about how her stepdaughter was hired and promoted by the state-government agency. Were court-ordered anti-patronage rules followed?
Chartering A Boatload Of Money
Jun 1, 2014 2:31 PM
Education reformers, including charter-school advocates and out-of-state billionaires, are donating money to various Illinois campaigns. Plus: One principal is getting schooled.
"Smart Streamlining" Idea Forum in Springfield
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.
Hitting The Road
May 19, 2014 9:02 AM
Clout-heavy IDOT administrator leaves agency amid scrutiny over patronage hiring under Gov. Quinn, but officials won’t explain what’s going on.
Family Conflict In General Assembly?
May 4, 2014 5:28 PM
Legislator voted on grant programs that benefit his wife and the nonprofit where she works.
May 1, 2014 9:14 PM
Illinois has some of the worst public corruption in the nation. Attorney General Lisa Madigan pledged to combat it, but critics say she’s fallen short. Her aides say state law restricts what she can do.
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