Debt/Deficit

A collection of content related to the debt and deficit from across the Foundation's grantmaking

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Civic Federation Plan to Address Illinois Financial Crisis

A Civic Federation report proposes a five-year plan to address the State of Illinois’ ongoing financial crisis and budget impasse.
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Assessing the Proposed Illinois FY16 Budget

A report by the Civic Federation finds that the proposed Illinois FY16 budget relies heavily on projected savings that do not appear to be achievable in light of the state’s obligations and long-term policy objectives.
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Assessing Illinois’ Deficit

Illinois faces a $9 billion operating deficit in fiscal year 2016, according to a report from the Fiscal Futures Project of the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs.
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Exploring Neighborhood Well-Being Through Data

An interactive map allows users to research and understand geographic patterns of foreclosures, mortgage lending, employment, income, and vacancy across the state.
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