Updates & Announcements from IGPA

All Announcements and Updates from IGPA

June 10, 2019

The Institute of Government and Public Affairs recently embarked on an effort to focus its mission, by targeting some of the state’s most pressing policy topics, and to expand the scope of its expe

June 3, 2019

Ending a string of three consecutive monthly increases, the University of Illinois Flash Index dipped to 105.4 in May. The April reading was 105.6. Both readings indicate a growing economy.

April 25, 2019

Jamey Dunn-Thomason has joined IGPA as senior coordinator of strategic communications.

April 1, 2019

The University of Illinois Flash Index, which measures the strength of the Illinois economy, climbed back to a reading of 105.4 in March, up one-tenth of a point from the previous month and matchin

March 1, 2019

The University of Illinois Flash Index continues to show moderate growth in the Illinois economy.

February 21, 2019

Few will argue that Illinois has significant issues with the underfunding of its five public employee pension systems. In fact, many say the state faces a continuing “pension crisis.”

February 1, 2019

The University of Illinois Flash Index, compiled by IGPA ecomomist J. Fred Giertz, slipped one-tenth of a point in January. The Index continues to indicate that the Illinois economy is strong.