Illinois Budget

Economics, Education Funding & the State Fiscal System

Release: October 20, 2006

A presentation on the Illinois economy, and how it relates to education funding.

Illinois’ Medicaid Program

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. 

Issue Brief: Illinois' School Funding Formula and General State Aid

Release: August 1, 2006

This Brief provides information on how K-12 public education is funded in Illinois.

FY2005 Education Budget Overview

Release: February 14, 2006

An overview of the FY2005 state budget for education.

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