Enough is Enough!
For over two years, Illinois was without a budget, and millions of residents of all ages suffered through the lack of depleted programs and services. We now have a budget.
Despite the budget, we are nowhere near out of the woods! Illinois still has a long way to go until our state finances are restored, service providers are paid, vulnerable citizens receive needed services, municipalities are supported, higher education funding is not threatened and the state’s debt burden is not hanging over everyone’s head.
We must continue urging our elected officials to fix these issues and not let the state remain in disarray.
Enough is Enough! AARP Illinois demands action from Illinois politicians and commitment from gubernatorial and all other candidates for state office to make fixing Illinois’ finances their number one priority. Permanent solutions must be implemented that restore Illinois’ fiscal health, provide the services our population – especially vulnerable Illinoisans – need, and ensure a bright future for our children and grandchildren.