City government and urban affairs reporter and co-author of The Rundown newsletter

Bonilla joined IBJ in April 2021 after graduating from Northwestern University in March 2021. She’s reported for the Chicago Tribune, Voice of America and student publications in Evanston, Illinois, Washington, D.C., and Doha, Qatar. She lives in the Chatham Arch neighborhood and enjoys going to the park, reading, thrifting or trying new-to-her recipes and restaurants.

Quick facts:

Favorite podcasts: “La Brega” by WNYC Studios and Futuro Studios, “Curious City” by WBEZ Chicago

First job: Grocery store cashier

Most used tech gadget: Noise-canceling headphones


State lawmakers table IndyGo Blue Line amendment

The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday tabled an amendment that would have conditioned the removal of some public transportation funding requirements on compliance with new lane minimums—which would’ve involved budget-busting redesign and land acquisition over several miles of the proposed 24-mile route.

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