Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
Release: July 21, 2008
A comparison of the state's FY2007 and FY2008 General Fund revenues.
Release: January 29, 2008
The Citizen's Guide to the Illinois Budget and Tax System reviews the technical elements of the Illinois budget and tax system.
Release: January 22, 2008
This Issue Brief provides an updated overview to Illinois' structural deficit, which is a result of the state's flawed fiscal system.
Release: September 4, 2007
This Report explains the source of Illinois immense unfunded liability, and how it relates to the state's budget and overall fiscal position.
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.