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
Illinois lawmakers are currently paid for the entire month, even if they resign before the end of it. A new bill could change that.
Polling of likely voters shows why some Democratic Illinois House members could regret voting for the governor’s graduated income tax.
Selling family farmland to pay Illinois’ estate tax could end if a pair of bills take root in the General Assembly.
Democrats in the Illinois House are leading the push for a constitutional amendment that would require the state to balance its budget – a feat state lawmakers haven’t achieved since 2001.