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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Statement from the Responsible Budget Coalition on the Stopgap Budget Agreement

Submitted on Thu, 06/30/2016 - 15:51

The General Assembly and Governor Rauner agreed on a six-month stopgap budget that authorizes desperately needed funding for services and institutions. Unfortunately, it is no substitute for a fully funded, year-long responsible budget that chooses revenue over cuts. Much more needs to be done. Read more here.