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Better Government Association News
The latest ad touting Gov. Bruce Rauner's re-election campaign is certainly unusual, but truth can be stranger than fiction.
Amazon’s recent announcement that it was searching for a new headquarters got interested cities across the country scrambling to put together incentives to lure the retail giant, according to Leanna Garfield’s article in Business Insider.
Illinois has implemented a tax scholarship school plan that utilizes state resources to underwrite private school enrollment in the hope of saving the cash-strapped state money over the long haul.
The budget package passed in July stands to exacerbate Illinois’ worst-in-the-country pension debts, but some lawmakers are fighting to make strides against future debt, according to Madeleine Doubek, policy director of the Better Government Association.
Amid the more-controversial debates going on in the state Legislature the last few months, one important measure that drew little comment could be a major factor in reforming Illinois, the Better Government Association (BGA) contended recently.