The Better Government Association has announced that three new members are joining its board of directors. With backgrounds in media, finance, and communications, the new board members bring years of […]
Executive Assistant/Board Liason
The Better Government Association is a nonprofit media organization with a mission is to achieve transparency, equity and accountability in government. Our organization has been in existence for almost 100 […]
“ComEd Four” Trial Underscores Need for Strengthened Ethics Reforms
In response to today’s guilty verdict in the federal corruption of former ComEd CEO Anne Pramaggiore, lobbyist Mike McClain, former ComEd lobbyist John Hooker, and former lobbyist and City Club […]
Better Government Association Announces 2023 Driehaus Investigative Journalism Award Finalists
The Better Government Association has named eight investigative projects as finalists for the 2023 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting. The annual awards highlight the impact of Illinois […]
The Illinois Answers Project, a non-profit award-winning newsroom, is looking for a data reporter who can lead our database initiative and provide data visualization on key projects and investigations.
The Better Government Association seeks a full-time Investigations Editor to lead our solutions journalism efforts. The Investigations Editor is a senior newsroom leader who will own and drive regular enterprise content, as well as lead our solutions journalism initiative.
BGA’s Annual Luncheon a Rousing Success
David Greising unveils the Illinois Answers Project.
Better Government Association Names Steve Warmbir as Investigations Editor
Former Chicago Sun-Times editor joins 2022 Pulitzer-winning newsroom.
EXPERTS ON PRITZKER’S TRUST
National Association of Black Journalists Awards BGA/Sun-Times for Best News Series
The Costly Toll of Dead-end Drug Arrests, published in December, examined how thousands of Chicagoans — mostly Black men — are arrested on drug possession charges judges, police and prosecutors all know will never stick.