Posts tagged "Better Government Association"

Yet another transit favor for Speaker Madigan? Sheesh

House Speaker Michael Madigan doesn’t limit throwing around his clout to getting pay raises for pals in Metra and other state and local government agencies. Let’s not forget the even more lucrative practice of rounding up government contracts for pals. Here’s a fine piece of reporting by Bob Hergurth of the Better Government Association on... Read more »

Ex-City Colleges Chief owed $500,000 in Unused Sick Pay

By Patrick Rehkamp/BGA, with the Chicago News Co-opĀ  For Wayne Watson, it sure paid to stay healthy. By the time Watson left his job as chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago in 2009, he had accrued around 500 unused sick days over his three-decade career with the community college system. While many public and private... Read more »

Must reading: Andy Shaw

Any one who cares anything about Chicago and Illinois needs to read this op-ed in the Chicago Andy Shaw Tribune. Andy Shaw, one of the best TV reporters in town, now is head of the Better Government Association, a storied and respected corruption fighting group in Chicago. In this op-ed, he helps open our eyes... Read more »
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