IIFS Blog Archive: October 2011
The Illinois General Assembly is expected to take up a host of budget-related bills during its veto session, which opened on October 25, 2011. During the veto session, the General Assembly considers bills vetoed by the Governor. The legislature also considers bills that it had not acted on when the...
Faced with mounting pension costs, the State of Illinois and a number of other states are considering moving away from traditional pension plans.
The State of Illinois will take public testimony this week on the goals, priorities and performance measures that are being developed as part of an ongoing effort to reform the State’s annual budget process.
The Illinois General Assembly’s Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (COGFA) began holding public hearings on October 5, 2011 on Governor Quinn’s proposal to close seven state facilities. COGFA is required under the State Facilities Closure Act (30 ILCS 608) to hold...