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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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The Daily Explains: How workers’ rights are on the ballot in November with Illinois’s Amendment 1

October 4, 2022

On Nov. 8, Illinois voters will head to the polls to vote on Amendment 1, also dubbed the Workers’ Rights Amendment. The ballot measure could cement unprecedented collective bargaining rights for workers...

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Union organizers debate ‘Workers Rights Amendment’ as November vote draws near

June 16, 2022

With the Illinois Right to Collective Bargaining Measure appearing on the midterm ballot this November, workers have potential for a major win. Designated “Amendment 1,” the legislation would establish...

Bill to allow for dissolution of certain Illinois townships

April 6, 2017

Illinois residents would be able to vote on local government consolidation and township dissolution under a bill passed in the Illinois House of Representatives last month. State representatives voted...

Brian Costin, director of government reform at the Illinois Policy Institute, presents the Evanston City Council with a perfect score on an online transparency audit. Evanston was one of only six government agencies in Illinois to receive a perfect score on the project, which aims to increase transparency in local governments in the state.

Evanston gets perfect score on transparency

January 21, 2014

Evanston is one of just six local governments in the state to achieve a perfect score in an Illinois Policy Institute initiative to measure government transparency. The recognition sets the city apart...

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