Pension costs for state government workers reached an all-time high in 2016, consuming 25 percent of the state’s general budget.1 Today, more than $8 billion of the state’s yearly $32 billion budget goes to pay for pension costs, sapping tremendous amounts of money from social services for the developmentally disabled, grants for low-income college students, and aid to home...View Report
The Right to Try Act will allow terminally ill patients access to experimental medical treatments.
From criminal justice to crowdfunding, Illinois Policy Action is pushing four bills with a great shot of making it to the governor’s desk.
Right-to-Try laws empower patients whose lives are on the line.
A budget fix, local-government transparency legislation and a patient-freedom bill advanced out of committee last week.