Illinois Budget

Released February 28, 2007

This Fact Sheet provides information on how Illinois could reform its fiscal system to provide equitable education funding.

Released August 23, 2007

School construction projects for FY1998-FY2008 (proposed)

Released August 23, 2007

School construction grant appropriations of projections: FY1998-FY2008 (proposed).

Released August 19, 2008

This Report explains Illinois' basic school funding formula, and the consequences that formula has had for school districts across the state in areas of significant concern, including student achievement and teacher quality.

Released August 13, 2007

An overview of why school funding reform is needed in Illinois.

Released February 14, 2006

An overview of the FY2005 state budget for education.

Released January 12, 2006

A Fact Sheet on impact of state budget shortfalls on payments to Medicaid healthcare providers in Illinois.

Released January 12, 2006

This Report provides information on how proposed federal cuts to Medicaid in 2006 would have affected Illinois' program.

Released 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. 

Released December 8, 2009

Medicaid spending is often misunderstood and misrepresented because of the complexities of its financing structure.This Report is intended to: (1) clarify how Illinois’ Medicaid program is funded, (2) highlight the benefits to the state of Medicaid’s financing structure, (3) identify the percenta

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