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Better Politics, Smarter Government


We believe in bringing together public service leaders, our community, and students to carry on Senator Paul Simon’s vision of making a difference in our society. 

Through three signature programs under Better Politics, Smarter Government we are raising the Institute’s profile in Illinois and across the country and promoting rigorous analysis, civil discourse, and constructive careers in public service. Learn more

Restoring American Statesmanship:
A Citizen's Guide

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Meet the Mayor
Live Stream 
Discussion Series

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Understanding Our New World: A Live Stream Discussion Series

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TO RENEW ILLINOIS,
READ ABOUT ILLINOIS
RECOMMENDED READING LIST 

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