Updates & Announcements from IGPA

All Announcements and Updates from IGPA

January 14, 2021

Representative Emanuel “Chris” Welch made history this week when he took the gavel as the first Black speaker of the Illinois House.

November 12, 2020

A new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago's Government Finance Research Center (GFRC) and co-authored by IGPA Fiscal Health of the State Working Group member Amanda Kass looks at how

October 29, 2020

Small businesses in Illinois and bordering states fared similarly through the COVID-19 pandemic, regardless of the timing or duration of stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the virus, according to

October 7, 2020

The U of I Flash Index in September increased to 95.1 from its 94.6 level in August.

July 21, 2020

IGPA's latest Policy Spotlight examines some of the pros and cons of voting by mail as well as voters’ perceptions of it across the country.

July 1, 2020

The U of I Flash Index registered a modest gain in June to 93.1 from its 92.8 level in May.

June 30, 2020

The fourth in IGPA's series of Policy Spotlights related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic examines conditions in Illinois prisons and jails.

June 19, 2020

The University of Illinois System’s Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA) released a report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on child care capacity in the state.

June 10, 2020

IGPA Senior Scholar Julian Reif, assistant professor of Finance and Economics in the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois, gave a presentation, titled COVID-19's Impact on Ill