Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
Release: August 1, 2012
This Issue Brief provides a synopsis of the core changes the Quinn Administration proposed for the state pension systems and an analysis of the cost saving estimates produced by the Governor's Office of Management and Budget.
Release: June 27, 2012
“Wage sharing” is an innovative way to use unemployment compensation to prevent layoffs. This Fact Sheet makes the case for why Illinois should enact a wage sharing program.
Release: May 23, 2012
Presentation on why Illinois needs tax reform, and the case for a graduated income tax.
Release: May 22, 2012
This Fact Sheet highlights the reasons why raising the minimum wage is needed in Illinois.
Release: April 8, 2012
This Report provides an analysis of the FY2013 General Fund budget proposed by Governor Pat Quinn on February 22, 2012.