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    • Journal of Local Government Shared Service Best Practices Second Edition 

      Sanguinetti, Evelyn (State of Illinois Office of the Lieutenant Governor, 2018-07-31)
      As a result of the 2015 Task Force on Unfunded Mandates and Government Consolidation, CGS assisted the Lieutenant Governor’s office in conducting a survey of best practices in shared services among Illinois local governments. ...
    • Management’s Perceptions of Annual Financial Reporting 

      Maher, Craig S.; Sohl, Shannon N. (International City/County Management Association, 2013-12)
      The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) was established in 1984 as the second operating arm of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), to serve as the authoritative accounting standard setting body for state ...
    • Measuring the Strength of Illinois’ Municipal Reserves: Do Communities have the Flexibility to Wrestle with Unforeseen Events? 

      Sohl, Shannon N.; Blanke, Andy; Walzer, Norman (Illinois Municipal Policy Journal, 2016)
      This study explores the fiscal condition of Illinois communities by evaluating levels of unrestricted net assets for municipalities with 10,000 to 50,000 residents that issue financial reports using generally-accepted ...
    • Modernizing Local Public Service Delivery Systems: LEAP into the future 

      Walzer, Norman; Blanke, Andy (Illinois Municipal Policy Journal, 2019)
      This article examines the role of the Local Efficiency Assessment Plan (LEAP) tool designed to help public officials and the general public evaluate their county’s governmental structures while taking into account likely ...
    • Modernizing Local Service Delivery Systems: Local Efficiency Assessment Program 

      Walzer, Norman; Blanke, Andy (Center for Governmental Studies, 2018-12-13)
      With rural governments in mind, CGS Senior Research Scholar Norman Walzer and Research Associate Andy Blanke have developed Guidebook to Modernizing Local Service Delivery Systems, where they discuss the Local Efficiency ...
    • Municipal Fiscal Responses in the Post-recessional Era 

      Walzer, Norman; Blanke, Andy (Illinois Municipal Policy Journal, 2018)
      This article examines the fiscal challenges Illinois municipalities faced following the 2009 recession and the ways in which they responded. In order to shed light on the strategies and actions employed during this ...
    • A Plan to Revitalize the Illinois Economy and Build the Workforce of the Future 

      Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, 2019-10)
      In 2019, the Center for Government Studies assisted the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity in development of a statewide, five-year economic development plan. The plan emphasizes revitalizing downstate ...
    • Policy Profiles August 2000 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2000-08)
      Illinois Adult Literacy Failing the Workplace. Alternative Solution Needed
    • Policy Profiles March 2000 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2000-03)
      The 2000 Census: It Can Be As Good As A Tax Cut
    • Policy Profiles May 1999 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 1999-05)
      Tax Caps: A Look at the Arguments
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 1 No. 1 February 2001 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2001-02)
      Illinois Home Rule: A Thirty Year Assessment
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 1 No. 2 April 2001 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2001-04)
      Citizen Perceptions of Illinois Taxes
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 1 No. 3 April 2001 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Michaelson, Ronald D. (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2001-04)
      The Election Debacle in Florida: Lessons for Illinois
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 1 No. 4 May 2001 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Levin, Stanford L. (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2001-05)
      Why Rewrite Illinois' Telecommunications Law?
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 1 No. 4 May 2001 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Glowiak, Luke V. (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2001-05)
      Educational Funding in Illinois: Some Thoughts for Reform
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 10 No. 1 February 2011 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Wood, Curtis (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2011-02)
      Do Home Rule Governments Work Better? A New and Different Perspective
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 10 No. 2 April 2011 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Walzer, Norman; Sudhipongpracha, Tatchalerm (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2011-04)
      Local Government Structure and Public Employment: A Fresh Look at Illinois' Predicament
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 10 No. 3 July 2011 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Nikitin, Ivan; Walzer, Norman; Sudhipongpracha, Tatchalerm (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2011-07)
      Developing the Arts: A New Tool for Community Development Programs
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 10 No. 4 August 2011 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Tobias, Ruth Anne (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2011-08)
      Illinois' New Look: How the Past Ten Years Changed the State
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 11 No. 1 March 2012 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Walzer, Norman; Henriksen, Melissa (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2012-03)
      Health Care in Rural Illinois: The Role of Critical Access Hospitals