Think Tank

BGA’s Think Tank highlights Illinois policy news and offers analysis about what it means to you. Think Tank goes behind the headlines to understand the root of the problem and make smart recommendations for streamlining and improving government.

Must Reads

Every Chicago Labor Contract Has Expired: Your Guide To The Negotiations

August 24, 2017
Chicago taxpayers should understand how the city will negotiate new labor contracts with 91 percent of its workforce.

15 Good Government Reforms Illinois Lawmakers Approved This Session

July 13, 2017
The Illinois General Assembly approved several pieces of legislation this session that the Better Government Association backed as good government reforms, including streamlining, accountability and transparency.

BGA Testifies For Government Streamlining In Springfield

June 27, 2017
BGA Policy Analyst Jose Sanchez testified in favor of smart government streamlining in Springfield Monday afternoon.
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