The Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) provides a program intended to assist the State in ensuring efficiency and effectiveness throughout the grant process. The Illinois Municipal League is providing some preliminary information regarding this program.
Poll: State Budget Impasse Not Noticed by Most Voters
A recent poll conducted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute found that two-thirds of Illinois residents do not believe they have been affected by the state budget impasse. Slightly more downstate voters believe the budget has affected them compared to voters in Chicago and the suburbs.
The Illinois Department of Insurance will be filing draft rules with the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules concerning enforcement of the public safety pension intercept law. IDOI invited stakeholder groups, including IML, to offer initial input. There will be an opportunity for general comments at a later date.
Questions have arisen following the passage of a 2015 law requiring the consolidation of 9-1-1 systems. The IML Managers Committee published a resource document to explain the various consolidation provisions. The document includes consolidation requirements based upon county population and number of existing systems, the critical target dates that must be achieved, surcharge amounts and distributions and information about the Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory Board.
This section contains past issues of the Legislative Bulletins & Statehouse Briefings. The Legislative Bulletin was renamed Statehouse Briefing and is also e-mailed to our members.
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