Press Releases

Black, Hispanic Chicagoans made up 95% of homicide victims

Illinois Policy Institute research found arrests rates for violent crimes plummeted

Illinois Policy Institute: Court decision will give voters greater choice this election

The Illinois Circuit Court in Sangamon County granted a permanent injunction with respect to Senate Bill 2412

Chicago Teachers Union demands could cost taxpayers $13.9 billion or more

Illinois Policy Institute analysis shows next CTU contract could inflate spending on Chicago Public Schools by at least 27% a year

Illinois’ record-high budget cost residents, businesses $1.1 billion in new taxes

Illinois Policy Institute analysis shows the states’ $53.1 billion budget spends about $410 million more and taxes about $200 million more than Pritzker proposed

Analysis: Houston could overtake Chicago as No. 3 largest U.S. city by 2035

New census data shows population loss plagues 75% of Illinois communities, with Chicago losing the most

1 year under Mayor Brandon Johnson yields a more expensive, more violent Chicago

New polling from the Illinois Policy Institute shows Johnson’s favorability is sitting at just 27%

Illinois Policy Institute: Removal of candidate slating process will limit voter choice

The General Assembly passed Senate Bill 2412 today, which will eliminate one of the processes for getting candidates on the ballot.

Chicago speed cameras rake in $102 million from drivers in 2023

An Illinois Policy Institute investigation found speed cameras in Chicago issued a ticket every 20 seconds last year