How does the IL
Executive branch work?

Do we need any changes or safeguards to make
our executive branch credible and effective?

How can our executive branch be sure
to provide for the whole state?

What does a well-run state look like?

Executive Reform

Could you write a $65 billion budget? Learn about the Illinois Executive Branch and the biggest challenges it faces in running our state.

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The User Guide explains the NextGen Illinois process and leads you through the steps to get involved. Read through it, join a caucus and take action.

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Katie PageDemocratizing certain boards, such as the board of #education, so that they are democratically elected and fully represented

3 years, 2 months ago
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Katie PagePublishing minutes of the board meetings and making them available to the public, as well as more publicly accessible board member meetings, would increase transparency
Having them held at publicly accessible location, City Hall, Universities, etc

Having notice far enough in advance so that the public KNOWS that this meeting is going to happen and it isn't swept under the rug

3 years, 2 months ago
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Katie Pagemaking it easier for people to comment during these public meetings/board meetings

3 years, 2 months ago
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Katie PageIt would be helpful if there was daycare or child care available for parents during these meetings so that they can still participate even if they have small children in tow

3 years, 2 months ago
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Civic Lab CaucusElection Reform - Esther

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusMachine Politics - Candace

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusLack of Accountability - Israel

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusToo many lobbyists - Peter

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusThose legislators benefitting from corruption have no incentive to do away with it - JPM

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusPublic funding for elections instead of private donors - Cameron

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusMore diversity among the Executive Branch

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusBan free propaganda from representatives through mail - Cameron

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusMake Lt. Governor oversee state senate like Vice President does on national level - Peter

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusOnly accept campaign contributions from within IL for state races - Brenna

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusIndependent Human Resources group that handles filling the Governor's cabinet so it is more diverse - Peter

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusWe only have white men as Governor or as the candidates - Brenna

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusNo independent IG at State Level

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusNepotism

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusMore accessibility to voting booths, maybe different days or on weekends - Cameron

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusDiversity state employees who gain access to political networkers

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusMandate racial impact statements and community impact assessments in policy-making

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusLt. Gov works on issues derived from public - Cameron

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusTerm limits for state elected officials - Brenna

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusCreate autonomy and independent power of the Inspector General system

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusAccountability

3 years, 1 month ago
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Civic Lab CaucusWe could have participatory budgeting process for state budget - Brenna

3 years, 1 month ago
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