And miles to go before it's balanced

February 20, 2013

And miles to go before it's balanced

Illinois still faces tough budget choices


Chapter 2 of The Illinois Report 2013

This report discusses decisions that must be made now to set the state budget on a path toward balance. The authors observe that although progress has been made toward sustainability through policies implementing cost reductions (especially in health care) and increased revenue (through income and cigarette taxes), the state will need to focus on a longer-term strategy going forward.


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Research Area: Fiscal and Economic Policy

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