BGA honors novelist Scott Turow

October 22, 2009 3:44:51 PM PDT
Public watchdog group the Better Government Association held its awards luncheon Thursday.The event was held at the Union League Club.

The BGA gave its Civic Achievement Award to novelist Scott Turow and honored others for supporting their non-partisan efforts to improve government efficiency.

The group also called for an end to what it believes is $10 to $15 billion of wasteful government spending per year nationwide.