Policy Profiles Archives

2010

Vol. 9 No.3, November, 2010

Small Governments and Intergovernmental Collaboration

Vol. 9 No.2, August, 2010

Governments in Difficulty: Evolving Trends Make Life Harder for County Governments

Vol.9 No.1, January, 2010

Affordable Housing in the Chicago Area: The DuPage County Experience

2009

Vol. 8 No.3, February, 2009

Globalizing Local Economies: Making It Happen Through Local Action

2008

Vol. 8 No.2, November, 2008

Globalizing Local Economies: The Chicago Region’s Record To Date

Vol. 8 No. 1 May, 2008

Building Effective Network Governance in the Chicago Region

2007

Vol. 7 No. 2 November, 2007

Networking: The Key to 21st Century Government

Vol. 7 No. 1 October, 2007

Illinois Police Officers And Fire Fighters: How Good Are Their Pensions?

2006

Vol. 6 No. 3 December, 2006

The County Administrator Form: A Modern Approach To Illinois County Government

Vol. 6 No. 2 October, 2006

Illinois County Government: Overlooked, Underappreciated, Very Important

Vol. 6 No. 1 February, 2006

Planning for Metropolitan Growth: Guidelines for Strengthening Local Control. The Prairie Parkway Series Conclusion

2005

Vol. 5 No. 2 May, 2005

Telecommunications and the Future: The U.S. and Illinois are Falling Behind

Vol. 5 No. 1 January, 2005

Growth Management in the Western Suburbs. Part 1: Planning the Prairie Parkway

2004

Vol. 4 No. 1 April, 2004

Illinois Public Education Undermines Democracy

2003

Vol. 3 No. 4 December, 2003

Safeguarding Farmland From Non-Agricultural Uses

Vol. 3 No. 3 July, 2003

Growth Management in Illinois: A Perspective on Statutory Authority

Vol. 3 No. 2 April, 2003

Attack the Achievement Gap

Vol. 3 No. 1 February, 2003

Can Government Accounting be Trusted? An Experiment in Accounting and Accountability

2002

Vol. 2 No. 6 September, 2002

Educations Problems: Teachers' Perspectives

Vol. 2 No. 5 November, 2002

New Homes in Rural Areas: Agricultural, Fiscal, and Public Safety Impacts

Vol. 2 No. 4 September, 2002

A View of Elementary School Problems in Poor Neighborhoods by Three Elementary School Principals

Vol. 2 No. 3 August, 2002

The Uses of Home Rule With Special Emphasis on Taxation

Vol. 2 No. 2 February, 2002

Implications of the Federal “Leave No Child Behind Act”

Vol. 2 No. 1 January, 2002

Public Sector Collective Bargaining: The Illinois Experience

2001

Vol. 1 No. 5 May, 2001

Educational Funding in Illinois: Some Thoughts for Reform

Vol. 1 No. 4 May, 2001

Why Rewrite Illinois' Telecommunications Law?

Vol. 1 No. 3 April, 2001

The Election Debacle in Florida: Lessons for Illinois

Vol. 1 No. 2 April, 2001

Citizen Perceptions of Illinois Taxes

Vol. 1 No. 1 February, 2001

Illinois Home Rule: A Thirty Year Assessment

2000

August, 2000

Illinois Adult Literacy Failing the Workplace. Alternative Solution Needed

March, 2000

The 2000 Census: It Can Be As Good As A Tax Cut

1999

May, 1999

Tax Caps: A Look at the Arguments