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(Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2022-05-10)The University of Illinois System’s Institute for Government and Public Affairs and the National Center for State Courts jointly conducted the COVID-19 and the State Courts Study between August 2020 and July 2021. The first ...
(Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2022-01-13)There was much uncertainty and concern during the early days of the pandemic about the finances of state and local governments. Lower-rated bond issuers, like the state of Illinois and some other state and local governments, ...
(Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2021-10-14)The advent of cheap digital storage and powerful computer processing has driven an explosion of data collection and empirical research on topics ranging from public health initiatives to stock returns to climate policy. ...
(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 ...