As the COVID-19 pandemic led to sudden economic meltdown, local governments and their business communities faced serious financial challenges. The impact of the crisis on the private sector has had real implications for the financial health of the public sector. Understand the current state of financial conditions for local governments, including the public finance market. We also will discuss initiatives taken at the state and local level to support local governments and their businesses.
Illinois and federal courts and the Illinois General Assembly and the US Congress continue to impact the operations of all Illinois governments. Review the latest and most pressing court decisions and legislative actions affecting government entities throughout the state.