Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
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.
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.
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.
Release: August 25, 2006
2006 national comparison of total state and local revenue as a percentage of personal income.
Release: August 1, 2006
This Brief provides information on how K-12 public education is funded in Illinois.