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The Efficiency Advantage: Stories of Collaboration & Innovation in Local Government

On Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, the Transform Illinois coalition hosted “The Efficiency Advantage,” a forum highlighting ways that local government leaders have adapted successfully to new financial realities by implementing reforms. Read more about the event and see a list of speakers.

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  • 26:51—Plenary remarks from Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, including questions from the audience.
  • 51:40—A panel moderated by Better Government Association's Alden Loury, comprised of lll. Sen. Linda Holmes (D-Plainfield)Lake County Board Chair Aaron Lawlor, Illinois Chamber of Commerce’s Todd Maisch and Oswego's Assistant Village Administrator Christina Burns.
  • 1:46:15—Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, who discussed the State of Illinois' Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates Task Force.

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