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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. Read More
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Grantees Speak Out on Immigration Executive Order

Many MacArthur grantees have responded to the President’s recent executive order temporarily banning entry into the United States by refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. Read More

"Civic Federation Sides Against Rauner in Fiscal Plan"

Crain's Chicago Business
Related Grantee: Civic Federation
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How States Stack Up in Evidence-Based Policymaking

Connecticut, Washington, Utah, Minnesota, and Oregon lead the nation in evidence-based policymaking, according to a report from the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative. Read More
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Video: Evidence-Based Policymaking Made Easy by ‘Results First’ Tool

In this animated video, learn about the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative, which, since 2011, has partnered with states and counties to help them incorporate the use of evidence into their budgeting and policymaking processes. Read More
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Using Evidence When Supporting Community-Based Organizations

A brief from the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative focuses on how governments can use evidence and data to support community-based organizations that are proven to be effective. Read More
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Video: Results First Testifies on Evidence-Based Policymaking

The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative team testified at a hearing of the federal Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking. Read More
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Analyzing Chicago’s FY17 Proposed Budget

In an analysis, the Civic Federation expresses its support for the FY17 proposed budget for the City of Chicago, while also putting forth recommendations for improving the city’s financial management. Read More