Responsible Budget Coalition Members Unite to Demand a Budget

Advocates representing human services, higher education, working families and faith communities bring the #OneInAMillionIL campaign to Springfield to tell legislators that it’s time for a fully funded, yearlong budget that works for all the people of Illinois.

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Statement from the Responsible Budget Coalition on Renewed Illinois State Budget Negotiations

John Bouman, President of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law and Chair of the Responsible Budget Coalition’s Executive Committee, today released a statement regarding the renewed budget negotiations by Governor Rauner and the leadership of the Illinois General Assembly.

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#OneInAMillionIL Campaign

One million people in Illinois have been harmed by our state’s budget crisis. Every story of impact is unique - and part of a larger narrative. Watch the #OneInAMillionIL Campaign featuring brief videos of coalition and community members talking about the pervasive, ongoing impacts of the budget crisis.

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About Us

The Responsible Budget Coalition (RBC) is a coalition of 300+ organizations from across the state fighting for a fully funded budget with new revenue that invests in Illinois children, families, and communities. It includes organizations that serve children, families, veterans, seniors and people with disabilities; education groups concerned about early learning, K-12 and higher education; labor unions; faith-based and civic organizations; immigrant and refugee families; and many others. Click "read more" to learn more at the RBC, its members, and a responsible budget.

Statement from the Responsible Budget Coalition on Renewed Illinois State Budget Negotiations

Submitted on Wed, 11/16/2016 - 13:58

John Bouman, President of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law and Chair of the Responsible Budget Coalition’s Executive Committee, today released a statement regarding the renewed budget negotiations by Governor Rauner and the leadership of the Illinois General Assembly.