How Gov. J.B. Pritzker addresses his gubernatorial to-do list matters to Illinoisans — as well as to his prospects for the presidency.
The Better Government Association has a 99-year history of exposing failures of government in Chicago and Illinois. Today, we set a new course, with two new websites: Think of us […]
In the struggle between the mayor and the City Council, a separation of powers is the way to go.
Abuse cases at the Choate Developmental Center are one example of the myriad ways in which government can fail the most vulnerable.
Real reporting can stand in contrast and expose Dan Proft’s costume content for the counterfeit concoction it is.
Dear Arlington Heights: Don’t back up a truck to the public vault and load it with the millions in incentives the Bears will ask for — and may not truly need.
A law that establishes minimum standards for blind trusts might help cure some of the problems to which Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s trust fell prey.
A recent federal court’s decision about Illinois’ Shakman compliance is a leap of faith.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker is right to be exuberant over the Thompson Center deal. And rival Darren Bailey’s indictment of the city has elements of truth.
Reformer—or open-government reprobate? If Lightfoot doesn’t begin delivering on her transparency promises soon, the answer will be obvious when the history of her administration is cast.