Construction jobs, independent living services, and tuition assistance: these are some of the vital services that have been affected by the budget crisis. Other cuts include, but are not limited to:
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On this Day of Action, the RBC wants Illinois elected officials to develop a budget that does not rely on cutting important services. You can participate by contacting your elected officials:
Lawmakers, and our Governor, have a choice. Instead of balancing the budget on the backs of the state’s most vulnerable workers and families, elected officials can choose to raise new revenue to address the deficit. Just last week, the Fiscal Policy Center at Voices for Illinois Children released a detailed report outlining a variety of revenue options.