Center for Tax and Budget Accountability Issues Brief

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The Pending FY2016 Fiscal Cliff Below is an overview of the fiscal challenges facing the next General Assembly and Governor-elect Bruce Rauner in crafting a General Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2016. Assuming no tax policy changes, if spending on services in FY2016 is held constant in nominal, non-inflation adjusted…

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Illiana Corridor Project Receives Federal Approval – FHWA Signs the Tier Two Record of Decision, Marks End of Planning Phase

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signed the Illiana Corridor Tier Two Record of Decision, marking the completion of the project’s environmental planning phase. With the issuance of the Record of Decision, the FHWA supports the transportation need for the project, approves the analysis of its environmental impacts, as well as…

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Groundbreaking ceremony for new PACE Operations in South Suburbs

  • More of PACE fleet
  • PACE fleet
  • Shaking hands with Lynwood Mayor Gene Williams
  • Press conference for PACE ground breaking
  • PACE shovel picture
  • Ground breaking of PACE new facility
  • With Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun
  • With Governor Quinn
  • PACE hard hat
  • Speaking to TJ Ross
  • TJ Ross speaking with Representative Robert Rita
  • With Senator Harris and Rocky Donahue

Investment Will Create 300 New Jobs, Consolidate Operational Functions to Improve Productivity, Service and Innovation CHICAGO – On October 11, 2014 Governor Pat Quinn announced a major investment to consolidate several PACE operations in one location to improve productivity, service and innovation for the Chicago-area bus transportation system. Approximately 300…

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