Jared Rutecki

Jared Rutecki

Reporter
Better Government Association
United States

My contributions

As Tons of Chicago Recycling Go to Dumps, a Private Firm Is Paid Twice
Projects

As Tons of Chicago Recycling Go to Dumps, a Private Firm Is Paid Twice

Project by Jared Rutecki / Organisation: Better Government Association United States

Chicago’s recycling program for 20 years was notorious: inefficient services, rampant organized crime involvement and citizens who were disconnected and disengaged. No wonder experts nationwide said Chicago’s program was among the worst. Mayor Rahm Emanuel…

Trapped: Neglected Elevators Put Chicago’s Public Housing Residents at Risk
Projects

Trapped: Neglected Elevators Put Chicago’s Public Housing Residents at Risk

Project by Jared Rutecki / Organisation: Better Government Association, Better Government Association/WBEZ United States

Better Government Association reporter Alejandra Cancino was finishing up a routine interview on an upper floor of one of Chicago’s senior public housing rises and hit the elevator down button to leave. Three elevators ran…