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 […]
David Greising unveils the Illinois Answers Project.
Former Chicago Sun-Times editor joins 2022 Pulitzer-winning newsroom.
The Costly Toll of Dead-end Drug Arrests, published in December, examined how thousands of Chicagoans — mostly Black men — are arrested on drug possession charges judges, police and prosecutors all know will never stick.
Announcing 2011 Driehaus Foundation Investigative Award Winners
BGA Investigates, County Official Resigns
BGA Loses a Best Friend, John J. White
Mourning One of our Own
Reporting on thousands of drug-possession cases in Cook County that were quickly dismissed at great cost to many received a best non-deadline reporting award from the Society for Professional Journalists. This was a USC Annenberg National Health Reporting Fellowship project as part of The Circuit, a multi-newsroom collaboration.