Illinois State Budget: Tax and Spend 101
Illinois State Budget: Tax and Spend 101 is a half-day workshop on how the state budget process works in Illinois, and how to work effectively to impact the budget-making process. The staff of the Institute for Legislative Studies will provide basic information on the state through the legislative appropriation process. Highlights include the budget timeline, political dynamics, and deal-making that results in the final budget.
Who Should Attend:
Anyone who needs to know how the Illinois state budget process works in Illinois and how to impact that process,
Prospective lobbyists and governmental affairs representatives,
Advocates in the not-for-profit and local government sectors,
Kent D. Redfield, Interim Director of the Institute for Legislative Studies
Christopher Z. Mooney, Professor in the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at UIS
Ethan M. Bernick, Research Fellow in the Institute for Legislative Studies and an assistant professor with the College of Public Affairs and Administration
Charles N. Wheeler III, Director of the Public Affairs Reporting Program
Tom Ryder, attorney and former representative for the 97th District-Jerseyville, in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1983 to November 2001
Donne E. Trotter, Illinois State Senator since 1993.
Douglas L. Whiltely, President/ Chief Executive Officer of the Illinois CHamber of Commerce.
John Filan, Director of the Governor's Office of Management and Budget.