Chicago – Transform Illinois, a statewide collaborative of elected officials and civic and research organizations dedicated to supporting more efficient local governments, is pleased to announced its second annual Transformer Awards, which recognize State, Local and Citizen Transformers whose efforts exemplify the coalition’s mission. The 2016 Transformers received their awards at a public event on Oct. 5 at the Metropolitan Planning Council in Chicago.
The 2016 State Transformers are Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) and Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon), who both championed local government efficiency by sponsoring several significant pieces of legislation in 2016.