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.

FY05 Budget Proposal: Impact on Environmental Policy and Programs

Release: February 22, 2006

A drilldown on environmental policies and programs in the proposed FY2005 General Fund budget.

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