Illinois Budget

Analysis of the Governor's Vetoes & What They Mean for Programs Across Illinois (FY2008)

Release: August 1, 2007

Under the Illinois Constitution, the Governor has the veto authority to reduce a portion of or completely eliminate an appropriation made to fund a particular program or service. Through this authority, Governor Blagojevich reduced the FY2008 budget by $470 million. The Report provides an analysis of those budget reductions, and the Fact Sheets provide detailed information on the vetoes. 

How Public Long-Term Care Services for Older Adults are Funded in Illinois

Release: June 4, 2007

A primer on how Illinois finances long-term care for older adults.

Analysis of the Fiscal Year 2008 Illinois General Fund Budget Proposal

Release: May 1, 2007

This Report contains CTBA's analysis of the proposed FY2008 General Fund budget, which was introduced by Governor Rod Blagojevich in March of 2007.

Illinois Fiscal System: Frequently Asked Questions

Release: April 4, 2007

Answers to frequently asked questions about Illinois' fiscal system

Issue Brief: The Illinois Structural Deficit (2007)

Release: January 29, 2007

This Issue Brief provides an overview to Illinois' structural deficit, which is a result of the state's flawed fiscal system. An updated Issue Brief was published by CTBA in 2008.

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