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Creating a brighter future through ‘A Stronger Illinois’

We are a stronger Illinois when we invest in strong families, communities, and local economies. By highlighting the stories of real Illinoisans, a new series of reports from the Fiscal Policy Center shows that our state creates a brighter future when we make critical public investments. The series also estimates how programs and the communities they serve would be impacted by the pending loss of billions of dollars in revenue.

In Focus

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Read President Gaylord Gieseke’s statement on Voices’ eagerness to work with Governor Rauner to address the state’s budget challenges in a way that supports — rather than undermines — critical areas such as education, child care, health, and public safety.
 
 

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In this Op-Ed, Policy Advocacy Director Emily Miller explains the costs of budgetary choices in a context of declining revenue: more money for education (as Governor Rauner has pledged) taken from a smaller pot of money equals cuts to other programs and services that also help secure the future of Illinois children, families and communities.

Fiscal Notes Blog

January 15, 2015

As part of his campaign platform and “Jobs and Growth Agenda,” Governor Rauner has identified the need to “overhaul the tax code so that it’s fair to all taxpayers.”
We couldn’t agree more.…

January 14, 2015

Emily Miller, director of policy and advocacy, has a new op-ed in the Chicago Sun-Times.…

January 13, 2015

In response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s inaugural speech yesterday, Voices President Gaylord Gieseke released the following statement:

Every day, Voices for Illinois Children strives to build better lives for children and families in Illinois.…

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