Fiscal Fallout No. 2

September 7, 2010

Fiscal Fallout No. 2

How does Illinois' budget deficit measure up?

It is no secret that Illinois is experiencing budget deficits of unprecedented magnitude. How bad has it been over the last decade? Using the consolidated funds budget, which provides a consistent measure of receipts and spending over time, we can examine the state’s budget gap, and alternative measures of that gap, over time.


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Research Area: Fiscal and Economic Policy

Policy Initiative: none