Every once in a while we like to highlight how the BGA's watchdog work is making a difference.
Nearly all current and former government workers who are drawing a public-sector pension or may be eligible for one some day are now included on new and existing Better Government Association databases.
(We hear the Lincoln Park native and Emmy Award-winning comedian is pretty funny too.)
School's out for summer, so we're looking back on the big stories we found in Chicago and suburban school districts during the 2014/2015 year.
At the BGA, we pride ourselves on being a full-service watchdog organization. This means we don't just investigate wrongdoing, waste and fraud. We also promote reforms.
The Better Government Association and the Chicago Sun-Times won an Associated Press award for enterprise reporting for an investigative story on a clout-heavy group of landlords making big money building and leasing the FBI’s new Chicago offices.
Better Government Association Recognized For Outstanding Local Journalism
Two additional contests recognize Better Government Association’s news stories and online presence in 2014.
Better Government Association adds new salary information on public-sector workers throughout Chicago region, Illinois.