What We’re Working On

The Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) is currently engaged in providing ongoing support for the Illiana project to be constructed in addition to the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s (CMAP) priority projects. The Illiana project would create good jobs, grow the Illinois economy, and plan for Illinois’ future. Among other projects, ILEPI is also currently analyzing the Illinois “Road Fund” and the declining allocation of resources to the fund, evaluating the benefits of doing business in Illinois (as opposed to focusing strictly the costs of doing business), and developing an Economic Gameplan for Illinois for long-term economic success. Please stay … Continue reading What We’re Working On

Welcome to ILEPI’s Illinois Insights Blog

Welcome to ILEPI’s Illinois Insights Blog! The Illinois Economic Policy Institute will use this blog to comment on recent policy proposals, discuss the latest economic research and government reports, address concerns associated with our Policy & Research publication, and communicate with the public. This blog is a forum in which our staff can articulate thoughts on Illinois economic and budgetary policies and in which you can interact with ILEPI in healthy, respectful dialogue. Continue reading Welcome to ILEPI’s Illinois Insights Blog