Transform Illinois coalition supports local government efficiency bills - Metropolitan Planning Council

Skip to main content

Transform Illinois coalition supports local government efficiency bills

Flickr user Jasperdo (CC)

(Springfield ...) Transform Illinois will highlight a group of bills designed to reduce the size, scope and cost of local government. Transform Illinois is a statewide collaborative of civic organizations, elected officials and research institutions dedicated to promoting local government efficiency. The group will host a news conference in Springfield on Wednesday, April 6, 11:30 a.m., to call attention to 22 bills, sponsored by both Republican and Democratic legislators. The bills would give local officials and voters the tools needed to modernize and streamline local governments throughout the state. 

What: Statewide Transform Illinois coalition promotes some two dozen bills filed by Illinois lawmakers that would give local officials and voters the tools needed to increase local government efficiency. 

Who:
Dan Cronin, Chairman, DuPage County Board
MarySue Barrett, President, Metropolitan Planning Council
Jim Holland, Mayor, Village of Frankfort; Chair, Executive Board, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
Carol Portman, President, Taxpayers' Federation of Illinois
Alden Loury, Senior Policy Analyst, Better Government Association 

When: Wednesday, April 6, 11:30 a.m. 

Where: Blue Room, Rm 010, State Capitol, Springfield, Ill. 

For more information, contact Mandy Burrell Booth, MPC communications director, at 312-863-6018 (o), 773-640-1206 (m) or mburrell@metroplanning.org; or Joan Olson, DuPage County communications manager, at 630-407-6015 or joan.olson@dupageco.org. Learn more at transformillinois.org.

Comments

No comments

More posts by Mandy

All posts by Mandy »

MPC on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter »


Stay in the loop!

MPC's Regionalist newsletter keeps you up to date with our work and our upcoming events.

Subscribe to Regionalist


Most popular news

Browse by date »

This page can be found online at http://www.metroplanning.org/news/7291

Metropolitan Planning Council 140 S. Dearborn St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, Ill. 60603
312 922 5616 info@metroplanning.org

Sign up for newsletter and alerts »

Shaping a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous greater Chicago region

For more than 80 years, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has made the Chicago region a better place to live and work by partnering with businesses, communities and governments to address the area's toughest planning and development challenges. MPC works to solve today's urgent problems while consistently thinking ahead to prepare the region for the needs of tomorrow. Read more about our work »

Donate »