In the News: Ives fights for more transparency in union contracts with Illinois entities

By Dawn Geske
DuPage Policy Journal

When a union signs a contract with the state, in most instances, Illinois taxpayers are left in the dark until it is agreed upon.

HB 4583 aims to change this. It is being championed by state Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton).

The bill, which Rep. Ives has introduced every year since she took office, seeks to have the terms of union contracts posted online for a period of 14 days to the public can view them before they are approved...

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