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07.07.17

The State of Illinois ended its two-year budget impasse on July 6, 2017, enacting a $36.1 billion spending plan with about $5 billion in tax increases.

To break the logjam, the General Assembly narrowly overrode Governor Bruce Rauner’s...

06.29.17

The Civic Federation’s Annual Civic Awards Luncheon, now in its 35th year, recognizes civic leadership in Chicago. Named for the Federation’s founding members, the Lyman J. Gage Award and the Addams-Palmer Award recognize the outstanding civic contributions of Chicago individuals and...

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Tweets by @CivicFederation

The Civic Federation
law governs rate local governments can impose on telecommunications subscribers for 911 surcharges: https://t.co/IHi6zPVusg
The Civic Federation
’ new budget has appropriations for FY2018 and additional appropriations for FY2017: https://t.co/0A71WVRxVT
The Civic Federation
Table shows ’s various rate changes to its emergency communications surcharge since 2008:… https://t.co/9RtkkmNH4y