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(Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2020-05-01)This report identifies several challenges healthcare workers are facing in Illinois during the COVID-19 pandemic. These include the direct health risks to them and their families, as well as issues involving access to ...
(Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2020-11-24)This report, the seventh in IGPA's Policy Spotlight series, examines the impact the pandemic has had on teachers and school administrators in Illinois. While some of these challenges predated the pandemic, many have been ...
(Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2020-04-16)To mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and alleviate the pressure on medical resources, state and local governments in Illinois mandated measures of social distancing, including sheltering at home. While necessary during a ...
(Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2012-02-08)The 2012 Chicago Area Study surveyed 229 center directors in 33 ZIP Codes on the West and North sides of Chicago. We prepared a set of initial research briefs to disseminate basic study findings. This CAS 2012 Research ...
(Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2021-07-27)In recent years, more than one out of every four dollars spent by the state of Illinois went to Medicaid,¹ and more than one out of five state residents got their healthcare through the program. Nationally, ...