BGA’s Rescuing Illinois Project is an on-going series of in-depth reports about improving and reforming state government. We conduct comprehensive analysis of the inner working of state government to identify irregularities and efficiency problems and to propose responsible solutions and reforms.
Governor wants more revenue but spinning off taxpayer-owned assets and services is risky business and ultimately requires asking the tough question: “Why do this?” reveals a BGA Rescuing Illinois report.
A public-private task force seeks a new buyer or tenant for the automaker’s mammoth plant. But government may be reluctant to sweeten a deal with tax credits or other incentives, a Rescuing Illinois report finds.
The Better Government Association promotes reform in Illinois through investigative journalism, civic engagement and advocacy. We're a watchdog, shining a light on government and holding public officials accountable.