Governor Rauner's Proposed FY2019 Budget - EverThrive IL Memo

Governor Rauner has released his proposed budget for next fiscal year and continues the theme of cutting health and human services, attempting to balance the budget on the shoulders of those who can least afford it. 

Read the full EverThrive IL response here.

Illinois Budget Impasse Countdown

Just how long did the state gone without a fiscal year budget? Find the ticking clock here, along with the impact it had on essential services across the state, and what you can do to pressure legislators and Governor Rauner to pass a fair and responsible budget. 

ICYMI: "Exciting Changes to ABE" Webinar 

EverThrive IL, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS), and the Shriver Center recently partnered on a Starting Strong for Community Health webinar.  Exciting Changes to ABE: Manage My Case and Online Appeals will give you a preview of what to expect when the Integrated Eligibility System (IES) Phase II went live on September 26th.


Action Alerts

Call on your member of Congress to protect children's health this holiday season!

The clock has long run out on the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Since funding expired on September 30th,Congress has yet to move forward on extending the funding for this critical program that supports the health care and coverage for 9 million children, with over a quarter of a million CHIP recipients residing in Illinois.

Policy Memos

February 16, 2018

The below memo details an initial analysis of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) proposed budget. It provides an overarching view of important health and human service priorities within the Governor's FY19 proposed budget.  



EverThrive IL updates its organizational policy agenda annually.  The Child and Adolescent Health Initiative also has a specific policy agenda, highlighting policy priorities for our field.