RBC Members Speak Out About Harm of Blown Budget Deadline

RBC members have been on the news ringing the alarm bell about about how dangerous this is for Illinois families and communities.

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8 Things You Need to Know About the IL Financial Crisis

RBC Member Voices for Illinois Children offers these 8 takeaways.

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TAKE ACTION: Illinois Needs a Budget NOW

Call 1-844-311-2887 or click to send your lawmaker an email.

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The Responsible Budget Coalition (RBC) is a coalition of 250+ organizations from across the state fighting for a fully funded budget with new revenue that invests in Illinois children, families, and communities. It includes organizations that serve children, families, veterans, seniors and people with disabilities; education groups concerned about early learning, K-12 and higher education; labor unions; faith-based and civic organizations; immigrant and refugee families; and many others. Click "read more" to learn more at the RBC, its members, and a responsible budget.

Illinois Again Fails to Enact a Responsible Budget

Submitted on Wed, 06/01/2016 - 09:58

The regular session of the General Assembly ended in failure last night as our elected officials missed yet another deadline to pass a fully-funded budget that invests in Illinois' policy priorities. This latest failure will exacerbate the already disastrous consequences of the budget impasse and must be corrected with a responsible budget that chooses revenue before FY16 ends at the end of June.