Forstall was an active member of his community and a decorated military veteran.
A last minute court challenge has been mounted to block Election Day Registration throughout Illinois, which would prevent thousands of Illinois residents from voting in November. BGA has joined with other groups in a friend of the court brief in opposition.
The BGA shares the hope of our friends and colleagues in the Independent Maps coalition that the voters of Illinois will have the opportunity to place redistricting decisions in the hands of an independent panel that represents the public interest.
Victory for transparency and accountability as the Illinois Appellate Court lifts an injunction blocking the release of police misconduct complaint records.
The BGA announces two esteemed, award-winning journalists, Doug Longhini and Clark Bell, will help expand the scope and impact of its Investigative Unit and boost the BGA's digital footprint through a variety of multimedia platforms and collaborations.
Better Government Association provides new information on public-sector pension and union-related portals.
Better Government Association recognized for legal and education reporting, commentary.