Eric Kohn, Illinois Policy Institute News

Illinois budget deficit projected to hit $6.2 billion by June 30, grow to $7.7 billion by June 2018

By Eric Kohn, Illinois Policy Institute | Jun 8, 2017

The state’s bill backlog is expected to hit $22.7 billion and pension costs are predicted to grow 14 percent by fiscal year 2018.

Metro East median property taxes rank in the top 50 highest in Illinois

By Eric Kohn, Illinois Policy Institute | May 16, 2017

High property taxes in the Metro East region are fueling out-migration from the area.

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