The Responsible Budget Coalition Applauds the General Assembly for Ending the Budget Nightmare with New Revenue

We applaud members of the Illinois General Assembly for ending this catastrophic budget impasse.

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RBC Renews Call for Adequate and Permanent New Revenue

As Illinois readies itself to begin a third year without a state budget, we renew our call for Governor Rauner and the General Assembly to do their jobs.

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The Price We've Paid

WATCH: Chicago Magazine's video "The Price We've Paid" showcases the damage caused by the budget impasse and uses the Responsible Budget Coalition as a source.

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Responsible Budget Coalition Calls on State’s Leaders to Propose a Complete Budget

Submitted on Tue, 12/27/2016 - 08:00

John Bouman, President of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law and Chair of the Responsible Budget Coalition’s Executive Committee, released the following statement on Tuesday, December 27th, regarding the expiration of the stopgap spending plan and the lack of a state 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.