May 26, 2017
The following news pieces cover a recent press conference held by the Civic Federation and several social service, civic and advocacy organizations. During the press conference, Civic Federation President Laurence Msall and leaders from the other organizations urged the Illinois General Assembly and Governor Bruce Rauner to end the budget impasse and to pass and sign a comprehensive, balanced FY2018 budget. For more information on the organizations involved and on the coalition's message, please click here.
WTTW Chicago Tonight: Civic Groups to Lawmakers: Don’t Come Back Without Budget
WBBM Radio (audio) and CBS 2 (video): Groups Slam State Lawmakers For ‘Nonsense Of Not Having A Budget’