With one proposal to pay off Illinois’ pension debt asking the typical homeowner to pay more than $1,900 in additional property taxes for the next 30 years, the stakes for pension reform have never been clearer.View Report
The state initiative has both saved taxpayer money and given offenders the opportunity to break the cycle of incarceration.
By investing in community-based programs that treat nonviolent offenders’ drug and mental health problems, Illinois can avoid more costly expenditures on incarceration.
Illinois can save thousands per inmate by expanding cost-effective alternatives to prison for nonviolent offenders.
Alternatives to incarceration for nonviolent offenders
Adult Redeploy has already saved Illinois nearly $50 million. Expanding it would save millions more.