Reports

Fiscal System Basics

Release: October 10, 2006

An overview fiscal systems in general and the of the Illinois' fiscal system.

Accessing Area Jobs

Release: October 4, 2006

An overview of the Job Access and Reverse Commute program in Illinois and other funding sources for transportation-to-work initiatives. 

Transit Uncovered: How to Improve Public Transport in Your Community 

Release: October 4, 2006

An introduction to public transit in Illinois: what it is, how it’s funded, who the major stakeholders are and how to get involved. Includes a glossary of transit terminology.

Illinois’ Medicaid Program

Release: September 5, 2006

An analysis of the role “intergovernmental transfers” and the “upper payment limit” play in financing Illinois’ Medicaid program. These financing mechanisms are critical to funding healthcare for poor and low-income individuals throughout the state. 

2006 National Comparison of State and Local Tax Burden

Release: August 25, 2006

2006 national comparison of total state and local revenue as a percentage of personal income. 

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