David Orr on Heartland@Home

David Orr joins Katy, Michael, and Thom to discuss voting. Casey Blue shares her work with phone banking.

Pour Over Your Ballot: Learn about the Fair Tax in Illinois

Good Government Illinois is a proud cosponsor of this upcoming event. The CCH Associate Board Advocacy Committee invites you to learn about the Fair Tax, which will be at the top of all Illinois ballots this November. This virtual educational event will be a deep-dive into Illinois’ tax structure. Voters will leave the event with a better understanding of the …

Watch the 2020 Election Virtual Town Hall

On Thursday, September 17th, Good Government Illinois’ David Orr moderated a panel of elected officials and activists about the upcoming 2020 presidential election, including State Representative Kelly Cassidy, Election Expert Jack Doppelt, and 40th Ward Democratic Committeewoman Maggie O’Keefe.

Get involved in the 2020 election

The best way to combat voter suppression so close to an election is by getting involved.
Here is a list, from our local officials and candidates to organizations across the country, to get involved with for the upcoming 2020 election.

2020 Election Virtual Town Hall

On Thursday, September 17, join Good Government Illinois as we discuss the 2020 Election and what to expect over the next 50 days withState Representative Kelly Cassidy (Sponsor of important election legislation), Jack Doppelt (Co-author of ‘ Nonvoters: America’s No Shows,’ and running a program to curb voter suppression in Iowa), and Democratic Committeewoman Maggie O’Keefe of the 40th Ward (Responsible for endorsing judges and running fair and accessible elections). Some Republicans …

Illinois Phone Call with Our Revolution Illinois

Why are some of the wealthiest individuals and most powerful business interests opposing the Fair Tax Amendment? Perhaps it’s because the wealthy benefit from the broken tax system, forcing essential workers like our nurses and grocery store clerks to pay the same tax rate as millionaires and billionaires. RSVP Here

Watch the Ethics Town Hall

Good Government Illinois’ hosted the Ethics Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, August 4 with Peggy Daley and Juliet Sorensen. Watch the Ethics Town Hall now! The Cook County Board of Ethics, led by our next Virtual Town Hall guests Peggy Daley and Juliet Sorensen, worked on a package of reforms that the Board passed in January, but has not been passed along the …

Watch the Virtual Town Hall on Chicago Finances

On Tuesday, July 14, Good Government Illinois hosted Alderman and Finance Chair Scott Waguespack and Alderman Matt Martin for a discussion about Chicago’s finances and what’s coming up in City Council.

Virtual Town Hall with Congresswoman Robin Kelly


Join Good Government Illinois for a Virtual Town Hall with Congresswoman Robin Kelly, moderated by former Cook County Clerk and Alderman David Orr. Congresswoman Kelly will be discussing legislation addressing the federal government’s response to COVID-19, the stimulus bills already passed, and what she and the House are working towards for future action. RSVP here – https://bit.ly/3eSYADk