Due to its poor financial health and lagging economy, Illinois carries unique economic and fiscal risks from a prolonged market downturn or recession. The state must act now to mitigate harm from COVID-19.View Report
In the case of an epidemic like COVID-19, Illinois governors are given a wide range of emergency powers for a limited period of time.
Struggling businesses, individuals and families need relief while the economy is shut down. Despite Illinois’ financial woes, leaders can help the recovery by lifting government-imposed financial burdens.
When it comes to collecting ‘fair share’ fees, abolishing the practice would be the only outcome that’s truly fair to workers across the country.
Simple logic. Respect for rights. These are things Illinoisans are not used to seeing from their state government, so perhaps it’s understandable that some are having trouble understanding what Rauner has done and why he has done it.
Executive order regarding posting of new hires signals possible shift in government transparency under new administration.