Click here to read the full report. Click here to read the press release for this analysis. SUMMARY Amid one of the longest economic expansions in U.S. history, the State of Illinois still faces...Learn More
Click here to read the full report. Click here to read the press release for this report. AT A GLANCE Prior to the release of the Governor’s annual budget recommendation, the Institute for...Learn More
The following is an infographic-style primer intended to concisely and accessibly present the most important information and data on the Illinois pension crisis. The series...Learn More
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Governor J.B. Pritzker’s FY2020 budget features an array of revenue-raising proposals, such as...
Following an unexpected influx of income tax revenues in April 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has dropped a controversial proposal to delay funding for the State’s financially troubled pension funds.
The pension holiday, proposed in the...
It has been ten years since Illinois’ last major capital bill, but a new one may come as soon as next month . Whether any...
A Civic Federation blog post last week raised questions about the revenue estimate attached to Governor J.B. Pritzker’s...
This article discussed the challenges municipalities across Illinois face in dealing with their growing pension obligations. The article offered a number of examples where the burden of pensions...
This article reports that there is growing bipartisan support for a capital plan in Springfield. The State of Illinois has not had a comprehensive capital plan since Illinois Jobs Now! , passed in...