Responsible Budget Coalition

The Shriver Center is member of the Responsible Budget Coalition, a large and diverse coalition of approximately 200 organizations concerned about state budget and tax issues. Learn more

Revenue Sources to Protect Vital Services. This fact sheet outlines seven potential new revenue sources in the State of Illinois that could be used to protect vital human services facing cutbacks.

Illinois Needs a Responsible Budget. This 2010 presentation outlines major drivers of the State of Illinois's budget and asserts that a balanced approach is needed to address the budget crisis.

A Better Illinois: The Case for the Fair Tax. This presentation makes the case for a fair tax in Illinois, which will protect priorities like education, public safety, and health care, while improving the state's fiscal stablity. Learn more.