Join our #OneInAMillionIL Campaign!

We’re asking members and partners of the Responsible Budget Coalition to join the #OneInAMillionIL social media campaign. We want to let people know that every individual story is part of a bigger narrative – that one million men, women and children in Illinois have been harmed by our state’s budget crisis.

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UPDATE: Bad News at Interim Housing Program in Chicago

Due to budget uncertainty, the Interim Housing Program of North Side Housing and Supportive Services, a shelter for homeless men in Chicago, will shut down in late December.

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Updated RBC Messaging August 2016!

Check out RBC's new messaging updated as of August 2016.

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About Us

The Responsible Budget Coalition (RBC) is a coalition of 300+ 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.

Statement from the Responsible Budget Coalition on the Stopgap Budget Agreement

Submitted on Thu, 06/30/2016 - 15:51

The General Assembly and Governor Rauner agreed on a six-month stopgap budget that authorizes desperately needed funding for services and institutions. Unfortunately, it is no substitute for a fully funded, year-long responsible budget that chooses revenue over cuts. Much more needs to be done. Read more here.