Upcoming Chicago City Council meeting could make strides toward transparency

Saturday, March 25, 2023
Chicago City Council meeting could make strides toward transparency
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The Better Government Association and League of Women Voters have called for a robust public discussion about potential Chicago City Council changes.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- In recent weeks, the Better Government Association has discussed the need for a more independent and transparent Chicago City Council.

A meeting expected next week could make strides toward accomplishing that goal, but there are concerns the process is being rushed.

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The Better Government Association and the League of Women Voters of Chicago have strongly urged a robust and public discussion of potential changes, with the adoption of any formal rules and committee assignments left until after the newly and re-elected council members take their seats in May.

You can read more about the push for changes on the city council at bettergov.org.