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"Illinois Debt Takes Toll, Study Finds"

From The New York Times
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The Fiscal State of Illinois

The report details threats to Illinois’ public services and fiscal sustainability as well as actions that can be taken to address those issues, including adopting a non-political revenue forecasting process, pension reforms, and tax reforms. Read More
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Online Game “Budget Hero” Releases Election Edition

An interactive game that allows players to experience the challenges of balancing the federal budget has been updated for the election year. Read More

"Education: A Predictor of Longer Life"

From US News and World Report
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