The new “Lens on Lightfoot” series will pool the resources of multiple newsrooms across the city to evaluate the mayor’s administration.
The two pieces focused on mismanagement at O’Hare airport and the cost to taxpayers of government sexual misconduct cases.
CPD denied open records request for reports and videos related to the October incident in which police officers discovered Johnson. The matter is under investigation by the city inspector general.
Nearly 600 BGA supporters gathered to celebrate the achievements of the past year of good government work at our Annual Luncheon.
The two EPPY Awards, handed out by the journalism magazine Editor & Publisher, were for Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature and Best Innovation Project.
BGA welcomed 65 members at the official membership program launch party at Rock Bottom Brewery.
Better Government Association is a finalist for two of the Online News Association’s 2019 Online Journalism Awards, including a nomination for digital innovation for its recycling story.
“Taking Cover” series win is the latest in string of recent awards that also honored BGA work on Chicago recycling and the cost of government sexual misconduct.
Series with WBEZ that examined suburban poverty and investigation with NBC5/Telemundo Chicago into the cost of government sexual misconduct honored.
Veteran journalist Marie Dillon has joined the Better Government Association to lead its Policy Team.