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BGA Poll Results: Vote “Aye” On Cutting Chicago’s City Council

Get out the chain saw and start slicing away. That’s the overriding sentiment of more than 100 BGA followers who participated in an ongoing online poll about streamlining the size of the Chicago City Council—one of the hottest civic discussions … Continue reading →

POLL: Cut Chicago’s City Council?

Should Chicago cut the size of its City Council? It’s a conversation the BGA initiated back in December, with a look at council sizes around the country. Last week, Chicago Mayor-elect Emanuel indicated he was open to the idea as … Continue reading →

Should Chicago Cut the Size of its City Council? BGA Analysis Does the Math

Streamlining government and eliminating duplicative services are top priorities for the Better Government Association.  … Continue reading →