Illinois Budget

Revenue Options for Illinois

Release: July 16, 2007

An overview and charts of the potential revenue options for Illinois, and what that revenue could be used for.

The Illinois Pension Funding Problem: Why It Matters

Release: November 20, 2006

An analysis of the five Illinois retirement systems finds that the state's worst-in-the-nation unfunded pension liability has grown by more than $7 billion in just the last two years.

Economics, Education Funding & the State Fiscal System

Release: October 20, 2006

A presentation on the Illinois economy, and how it relates to education funding.

Fiscal Year 2005 – 2006 Illinois Budget Comparison

Release: February 21, 2006

A comparison of the FY2005 and FY2006 state budgets.

Revenue Underperformance is the Primary Cause of Illinois' Chronic Budget Deficits

Release: January 12, 2006

This Report explains why revenue underperformance, rather than spending, is the source of Illinois' chronic budget deficits.

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