Tax and 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. 

Statewide Roster of Legislation, 2007

Release: August 1, 2007

A comprehensive list of 2007 legislative bills from both sides of the Illinois General Assembly, organized by subject area.

Revenue Options for Illinois

Release: July 16, 2007

An overview and charts of the potential revenue options for Illinois, and what that revenue could be used for.

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.

Meeting Our Existing Obligations

Release: May 1, 2007

An analysis of HB 2253, House Amendment 1 of the 95th General Assembly

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