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Illinois Answers Project Welcomes New State and Solutions Editor

Rachel Aretakis has joined the Illinois Answers Project as the state and solutions editor.  In her role, she will help launch the newsroom’s statewide “embed” reporting project. The novel program, funded by the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, will allow Illinois Answers Project reporters to collaborate with Illinois newsrooms pursuing investigative…

BGA Continues Expansion, Adds Three New Hires

The Better Government Association, and its nonprofit newsroom the Illinois Answers Project, has added three new staff members amid ongoing expansion.  New additions include Mumina Mohamud, community engagement and partnerships specialist; Saloni Nahar, events coordinator; and Cam Rodriguez, data reporter. A Chicago native, Mumina Mohamud joins the BGA from the…

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