Backed by conservative activists, an upstart legal practice battles against Illinois public-sector unions while synching up with the governor’s reform movement, a Rescuing Illinois report finds.
Support builds for controversial tariff on seniors but burden is on governor, lawmakers to forge a comprehensive budget plan, a BGA Rescuing Illinois report finds.
Illinois, Chicago and Cook County suburbs are leaders in a nationwide charge to govern growing industry while Big Tobacco and small biz fight back, reveals a BGA Rescuing Illinois report.
It’s called RANA and its impact could be significant but only if Illinois’ Dept. of Corrections unlocks the program, a Rescuing Illinois report reveals.
Governor’s employee “empowerment” tactic seeks local support but attracts widespread union opposition, a BGA Rescuing Illinois report concludes.
Wealthy investors count on secrecy, profits and expansion as new law takes off, a BGA Rescuing Illinois report reveals.
Budget? Fees? TIFs? Ethics? BGA Policy Team Weighs Results.
How DuPage County is merging and purging government units and what it means for Illinois.
A BGA Rescuing Illinois investigation explores the glut of closed public facilities and why they are becoming a strain on communities statewide.
After 2011 groundbreaking investigation with Center on Wrongful Convictions, reform measures slowly surface even as settlements continue to stack up, heading toward $300 million-plus.