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(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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or Joan Olson, DuPage County communications manager, at 630-407-6015 or email@example.com. Learn more at transformillinois.org.