New report: Damage Done: The Impact of the Illinois Budget Stalemate on Women and Children

RBC members Chicago Foundation for Women, Voices for Illinois Children in partnership with Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Urban Research and Learning released a new report on the impact of Illinois’ budget impasse on women and children.

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The Responsible Budget Coalition Applauds the General Assembly for Ending the Budget Nightmare with New Revenue

We applaud members of the Illinois General Assembly for ending this catastrophic budget impasse.

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Statement of the Responsible Budget Coalition in Response to Governor Rauner's Budget Cuts

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 the Responsible Budget Coalition released a statement in response to Governor Rauner's Budget Cuts.

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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 of the Responsible Budget Coalition in Response to Governor Rauner's Budget Cuts

Submitted on Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:52

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

 

Today, the Responsible Budget Coalition, a network of more than 300 organizations across the state, calls on the Governor and General Assembly to reverse the current decision to cut hundreds of millions of dollars from vital services for communities across the state and, instead, to raise revenue to repair the damage done by the budget impasse and make smart investments in our state’s future.