The latest on how we’re working for more ethical, efficient government in Illinois.
Once the most urgent challenges of the coronavirus are met, lawmakers will need to address budget concerns. The state’s ethics health also is a foundational concern that should be acted on this year.
The district was drawn to give Latinos a chance to elect someone of their choosing, not for cynical partisan gain or to dilute the vote of African Americans.
Hello all, As you likely anticipated, I’m writing to let you know that state officials have cancelled all rallies and large group gatherings at the […]
The poll also found voters strongly agree — 74 percent — that Gov. J.B. Pritzker should work to help push for getting a question about the creation of such a commission on the November general election ballot.
When you literally can draw your opponents out of your way, why would you even need to bother listening to the people you represent?
CHANGE Illinois joins bipartisan lawmakers to launch Fair Maps Amendment Click here to read the press release on the reintroduction of the Fair Maps Amendment. […]
Click here to read CHANGE Illinois Executive Director Madeleine Doubek’s full press conference remarks.https://www.changeil.org/2020/02/politicians-picking-voters-is-a-clear-conflict-of-interest/ Feb. 13, 2020 – Illinois legislators and good government activists from […]
When California removed political self-preservation from the map-making process, its independent citizens commission drew maps focused on voters and communities of interest.
Empower the Legislative Inspector General to do the job
“Beyond redistricting reform, there long has been a need to revamp the annual statements of economic interest that are required for lawmakers and government employees. […]
A little investment in efficiency just might produce a lot of results and plenty of relieved taxpayers. Here’s how it’s working in other states.
Lawmakers should be banned from lobbying other governments on behalf of private clients, CHANGE Illinois Policy Director Ryan Tolley told officials serving on a state […]