Advocating for term limits for an office you hold is not the norm. Chicago Inspector General Deborah Witzburg deserves praise.
Join the BGA Policy team in sharing the structure of Chicago’s government, and the tools available to you to connect with Chicago’s government officials. We’ll also be there to discuss […]
A yearly Chicago ritual is about to begin. Oct. 16 marks the start of two weeks of budget hearings, when department heads will appear before City Council to take questions […]
Please join the Better Government Association at our Centennial Celebration & Annual Luncheon honoring Michael J. Sacks and featuring a special conversation with BGA President David Greising, best-selling author Jonathan Eig and award-winning editor, journalist and author Natalie Moore.
Please join the Better Government Association at our Centennial Celebration & Annual Luncheon. Proceeds from this event will directly fuel our Illinois Answers Project’s investigative and solutions-based newsroom, incisive BGA […]
Highlighting Their Roles and How to Submit Claims of Wrongdoing to Each Office
100 days ago this Wednesday, Brandon Johnson was sworn in as mayor of Chicago. During the campaign, Johnson, along with all other candidates except incumbent mayor Lori Lightfoot, responded to […]
Chicago’s historically short budget deliberations are creeping longer and longer, but still wrap up much faster than most major U.S. cities.
It’s hardly news that the juvenile justice system in Illinois is failing the young people it is supposed to serve. In the Cook County detention center alone, advocates and journalists in […]
More open and accountable rules will strengthen government oversight