University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs

Return to Work Wednesday
2:36 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

A Slow Start for the Illinois Legislature

The Illinois Capitol building

Illinois legislators will return to Springfield this week.  It will be their first meeting this year.

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Years of Overspending
8:33 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Pension Reform Won’t Help Illinois Budget

Illinois will see its budget deficit grow despite the recently-passed pension law.

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U of I Study
6:44 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Illinois Budget Pressures Won’t Ease

Credit Rich Egger

A report from the University of Illinois' Institute of Government and Public Affairs lays out options for lawmakers if they want to put Illinois on a path toward fiscal stability.

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Illinois Public Employees
11:40 am
Mon February 20, 2012

Recommendations for Pension System

A study by the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs provides some new ideas on what can be done about the state's soaring pension expenses.

Report co-author Jeffrey Brown said it's important to look for savings while at the same time maintaining a retirement package that's competitive.

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