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Governor Commends Budgeting for Results Commission on Reform Recommendations

First Budgeting for Results Report Complete

CHICAGO – November 2, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today commended members of the Budgeting for Results Commission for working together to confront the budget challenges facing Illinois. After months of analyzing how to most effectively reform the state’s spending process, commissioners have issued their first report to the Governor and General Assembly setting forth their recommendations on how to restore fiscal health to Illinois.

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Governor Quinn Convenes Budget Reform Commission

Group Will Recommend Steps to Implement Budgeting for Results; Bring Greater Accountability and Transparency to Budget Process

CHICAGO – August 22, 2011. In a key step in reforming the state’s budget process, a commission named by Governor Quinn held its first meeting Friday in Chicago to help guide the implementation of Budgeting for Results. Enacted last year by the General Assembly, Budgeting for Results (BFR) is a tool to help government agencies set priorities, meet goals, and deliver excellent services and achieve the best value possible to taxpayers.

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