HARRISBURG, Ill. (Feb. 19, 2021) -- The Southeastern Illinois College Board braved the winter weather and met in the Heritage Room on the main campus in Harrisburg Tuesday, Feb. 16, to take aggressive, yet conservative financial management actions to ensure a solid fiscal foundation... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Transportation for Illinois Coalition today issued the following statement as Gov. Pritzker presented his Fiscal Year 2022 state budget proposal. TFIC is an umbrella organization of business, labor and transportation groups was formed more than 20 years ago to effectively advocate for... Read More.
Illinois Chamber President and CEO Todd Maisch released the following statement on Governor Pritzker's Budget Address. "The Illinois Chamber is opposed to the massive tax increase proposed by the Governor’s budget plan under the guise of "closing corporate loopholes." We understand that the state has... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Fuel and Retail Association, representing Illinois gas stations and convenience stores, today issued the following statement in response to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022 as outlined in his speech today: “At a time when so many small... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) listened via Zoom to Governor JB Pritzker’s combined 2021 State of the State and FY 22 Budget Address on Wednesday. Severin says the format was as unique as the speech given by the usually affable and upbeat... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD -- Today, Governor JB Pritzker delivered his annual budget address virtually, introducing his proposal for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). IPHCA commends Governor Pritzker for prioritizing racial justice and eliminating disparities, and his commitment to protecting our state’s health care and human services systems. However,... Read More.
State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) released the following statement following Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s budget address. “Last year at this time, the Governor put forward an unbalanced budget that relied on tax hikes that hadn’t passed, financial help that might not be coming,... Read More.
TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) reacted to the Governor’s comments today that were supposed to be a budget address. The Governor’s comments, using the Illinois State Fairgrounds and working Illinois National Guard members as his backdrop, were short on specific real numbers and full... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Board of Higher Education today approved a fiscal year 2022 budget that increases funding to support its continuing efforts to help close equity gaps in higher education outcomes. The budget proposal is $2.141 billion and would reflect a 4.5 percent ($92... Read More.
An Illinois state senator in the minority doesn’t expect the legislature to hit the deadline to pass a budget with simple majorities, which could require more bipartisanship. From all indications, the second quarter of this year is going to be ugly for the national economy.... Read More.