VILLA PARK–Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) was recently honored for his work this last session in creating a more transparent and efficient government.

Cullerton was honored by Transform Illinois for making local governments more responsive to their communities. Transform Illinois is a statewide collaborative of elected officials and civic and research organizations dedicated to supporting more efficient local governments.

“By making local governments more efficient, we also our making our local governments more responsive to their constituencies,” said Cullerton. “It has been a top goal of mine since joining the state senate and I am proud of the good work we have done this year.”

Senator Cullerton sponsored legislation that would require county boards to develop reports of bodies of local governments that could be consolidated.