Sign the petition - demand Governor Rauner hold a town hall!

With no state budget, and schools, seniors and working families struggling, Illinoisans deserve answers. Sign the petition today.

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Responsible Budget Coalition: Another Missed Opportunity for Governor Rauner to Lead

The Responsible Budget Coalition (RBC) released a statement after Governor Bruce Rauner’s state budget address on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

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The Time for Revenue Advocacy is Now

Dan Lesser, RBC coordinator and Director of Economic Justice at the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, discusses why now is a vital time for revenue advocacy.

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Community Members To Hold Press Conference to Show Cuts That Harm Peoria Area Families Are Avoidable With New Revenue

Among the many things that would suffer from state budget cuts would be housing programs that help veterans and other low income groups find shelter. One Vietnam vet is now giving back to this agency which helped him get his life back on track. 68-year-old Dan Toes says he found out about Veterans Haven through the South Side Office of Concern last December when he was homeless. Snip20160122_4.png

As IL Budget Deadline Looms, Community Members To Hold Press Conference to Show Cuts to Quad Cities Families Are Avoidable With New Revenue

Advocates and community members will gather Thursday morning at the Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living armed with a new report showing that Illinois lawmakers have an array of choices available to protect Quad Cities families from steep and harmful cuts proposed as part of Governor Rauner’s FY 16 budget.
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