February 9, 2018
The following news items cover the release of the Institute for Illinois' Fiscal Sustainability at the Civic Federation's State of Illinois FY2019 Budget Roadmap, which proposes a comprehensive multi-year plan to address the State's ongoing financial crisis and balance the State's budget.
Politico Illinois Playbook: CIVIC FED's reality check
Chicago Sun-Times: EDITORIAL: A reminder of how fixing problems in Illinois is supposed to work
Crain's Chicago Business: Close some state universities? Consider it, watchdog says
The News-Gazette: Tough medicine for a sick state
The State Journal-Register: Civic Federation: Illinois should tax services, retirement
Chicago Tonight: What Does Illinois’ Fiscal Watchdog Think of Rauner’s Budget Plan?
The News-Gazette: Next on legislators' not-to-do list: Restructuring higher ed