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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Governor Fails to Make Families and Communities Priority During Address

Submitted on Wed, 01/27/2016 - 14:14

Hundreds of veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, immigrants, faith leaders, students, children, and working families traveled to the Capitol today from communities across Illinois to urge the Governor to make them his number one priority. The Governor ignored their calls and ignored the countless stories they’ve told about the harm being felt in their communities due to his failure to put a budget first that chooses revenue. SOS Rally pic.jpg

Coalition to Outline Weak “State of our State” Ahead of Governor’s Address

Members of the Responsible Budget Coalition from across the state will deliver a report describing the weak “State of our State” at a press conference at the state Capitol in Springfield one day ahead of the Governor’s State of the State Address.  For seven months, the Governor and General Assembly have failed to put a budget first that chooses revenue, which has weakened Illinois families and communities

In Illinois’ seventh month without a budget, parents, students, advocates outline weak state of our state ahead of Governor’s address

Parents, students and advocates will lay out the devastating impact the failure to prioritize a fully funded budget has had on Chicago children and families in a press conference a day ahead of Gov. Rauner’s State of the State address.

Rockford Area Families to Outline Weak “State of our State” Ahead of Governor’s Address

Local members of the Responsible Budget Coalition will deliver a report describing the weak “State of our State” at a press conference one day ahead of the Governor’s State of the State Address. For seven months, the Governor and General Assembly have failed to put a budget first that chooses revenue, which has weakened Northern Illinois families and communities.

Carbondale Families and Providers to Report on State of Our State

What: Responsible Budget Coalition members will deliver a report on the “State of our State” at a press conference one day ahead of the Governor’s State of the State Address. Participants will describe how budget impasse is weakening state. They will report on the state of working families and the economy, communities and public safety, seniors and those with disabilities,children and youth, and women and public health.