State Constitution

Released October 31, 2016

A proposed Constitutional amendment to put transportation-related revenues in a "lockbox" for transportation-related expenditures would only exacerbate the fiscal problems of both Illinois and its local governments.

Released August 27, 2012

This Issue Brief provides an overview of the state pension systems' underfunding and an analysis of House-Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment (HJRCA) 49. HJRCA 49 would create a new section to the Illinois Constitution.