Reports

The Illinois Pension Funding Problem: Why It Matters

Release: November 20, 2006

An analysis of the five Illinois retirement systems finds that the state's worst-in-the-nation unfunded pension liability has grown by more than $7 billion in just the last two years.

Economics, Education Funding & the State Fiscal System

Release: October 20, 2006

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

Changing Chicago's Housing Crisis into New Opportunities

Release: October 12, 2006

This Report examines the crisis conditions of affordable housing in Chicago and offers a way forward.

The Current Status of Public Education Funding in Illinois

Release: October 10, 2006

This Fact Sheet provides information on how public education is funded in Illinois.

Fiscal System Basics

Release: October 10, 2006

An overview fiscal systems in general and the of the Illinois' fiscal system.

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