Download our online press kit with information about the Civic Federation; our research institute, the Institute for Illinois’ Fiscal Sustainability; and our work to reduce costs and improve the quality of government services in Illinois.
To learn more about the subjects we study, please read our primers, which provide basic information on everything from public pensions to Medicaid.
- Visual Guide to Public Employee Pensions in Illinois
- Plain English Guide to Public Employee Pensions in Illinois
- Cook County Property Tax Primers
- What Does a $12.8 Billion Deficit Look Like?
- How Does the City of Chicago Spend Your Tax Dollars?
- The Illinois Medicaid Program: An Issue Brief
- The State of Illinois Retirement Systems: Funding History and Reform Proposals