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
The Decatur City Council moved to stop paying $20,000 to sponsor a golf tournament with the village of Forsyth, a sensible move for a shrinking city operating on a budget deficit.
With countywide population dipping, remaining taxpayers in Macon County are being left with an ever-increasing property tax bill.
Macon County is one of the 89 counties out of Illinois’ 102 that are losing residents.