Webinar: Responsible Budget Talks 1 - Breaking Down the Budget  

Submitted on Tue, 03/08/2016 - 16:45

 

On Monday, March 7th, the Responsible Budget Coalition held a discussion of Illinois’s still unsettled fiscal year 2016 budget and analysis of Governor Rauner’s budget proposal for 2017.  It was the first in a series of webinars the RBC is hosting on the Illinois state budget to empower members with useful information and tools, feature advocacy work and expertise of member organizations, provide a platform for members to engage with one another, and identify ways members can take action.  

Participants were encourage to take action to resolve the budget crisis by:

 

Click here to download PowerPoint Slides from the presentation

 

 

 

Presenters for the webinar included:

  • John Bouman, Chair of the Responsible Budget Coalition Executive Committee; President, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
  • David Lloyd, Director of the Fiscal Policy Center at Voices for Illinois Children
  • Emily Miller, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Voices for Illinois Children
  • Miriam Link-Mullison, President, Illinois Public Health Association; Administrator, Jackson County Health Department

The webinar was moderated by:

  • Neal Waltmire, Senior Communications Manager, Responsible Budget Coalition
  • Jennifer Cushman, Field Coordinator and Policy Specialist, Responsible Budget Coalition

 

Description of "Responsible Budget Talks" Series

This webinar is part of a series of virtual talks the Responsible Budget Coalition is hosting on the Illinois state budget to empower members with useful information and tools, feature advocacy work and expertise of member organizations, provide a platform for members to engage with one another, and identify ways members can take action. 

This series is open to all RBC member and partner organizations and all who care about the state budget and its impact on families, communities and our economy. 

 

BudgetSigns.jpg