Gov. J.B. Pritzker inherited a $2.8 billion budget deficit the moment he stepped into office. Next year, that deficit is projected to be $3.4 billion1. It’s the same story every budget season. But Illinois’ budget crises could be a thing of the past if the state would adopt pension reform, right-size its union contracts and...View Report
This Memorial Day, we honor those who have fallen. Let’s not forget to extend a hand up to those who remain.
The state initiative has both saved taxpayer money and given offenders the opportunity to break the cycle of incarceration.