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Medicaid at 50: Transforming Lives through Better Health
Medicaid has transformed health care for millions of Illinoisans–most of them children–over the past 50 years. To celebrate the anniversary of this critical program, we’ve created a new chartbook explaining Medicaid in simple terms, why it is so important, who is covered, and why it is such a good deal for Illinois–all with easy-to-understand language and infographics.

In Focus

Revenue Collapse Cutting services to balance the fiscal year 2016 budget instead of modernizing our outdated tax system will harm rather than boost Illinois’ economy now while undermining the very investments needed for a stronger economic future, like education, roads and bridges, health care, and public safety.
Choose-Revenue-Feature A new Fiscal Policy Center report shows that Governor Rauner and lawmakers have a broad range of revenue options to avoid harmful cuts. Devastating cuts to services are not inevitable: They are a choice. And, choosing to raise the resources necessary to invest in children, families, and communities is the best thing we can do to propel our state toward economic prosperity.

Fiscal Notes Blog

August 27, 2015
More media coverage on the devastating effects of Governor Rauner’s “emergency” rule that severely restricts access to the state’s Child Care Assistance Program.…
August 27, 2015
Voices released today an analysis of Monetary Award Program (MAP) grants in fiscal year 2015 by state legislative district.…
August 19, 2015
Illinois’ budget crisis is causing Teen REACH afterschool programs around the state to shut down.…
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