Testimony Before the Illinois Senate Appropriations II Committee

March 14, 2013

Testimony Before the Illinois Senate Appropriations II Committee

Subject matter hearing on Other State Funds

Fiscal Futures Project co-directors David Merriman and Richard Dye delivered testimony before the Senate Appropritations II Committee on Other State Funds. They discussed the "excessive" focus on the Illinois General Funds in the media, in public and political discussion and the fact that this can obscure Illinois' true fiscal condition, revenue sources and availability and spending priorities. This confusion may lead to unfortunate choices about the allocation of our very scarce resources.


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Research Area: Fiscal Health of Illinois

Policy Initiative: Fiscal Futures Project

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