The Better Government Association is Illinois’ only nonpartisan, full-service watchdog organization. We’re shining a light on government in Illinois and holding public officials accountable.
A bill introduced in the General Assembly's special session contains a provision that would relieve local governments of their obligation to produce public records during the pandemic.
Illinois lawmakers must guard against voting disruptions caused by COVID-19, but SB1863 does not go far enough.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Better Government Association is shifting gears to help inform the public about the government's role and actions during the crisis. We (virtually) sat down with BGA reporter Casey Toner to ask him how he is responding to the coronavirus.