Civic Federation 2015 Legislative Priorities

December 15, 2014

The Civic Federation's legislative priorities for 2015 include public employee pension and retiree healthcare reforms, requiring the State of Illinois to develop and implement a capital improvement plan, establishing a consensus revenue forecast for the State of Illinois, creating a new governing board for the Cook County Forest Preserve District, requiring all counties to hold budget hearings, extending the property tax extension limitation law statewide, authorizing townships to be dissolved by referendum, requiring school financial management accountability reforms and authorizing state and local government entities to establish trust funds for the advance funding of retiree health care.