• #LOLIllinois

Make Some Noise.

Whether you live in downstate Illinois or the Chicago area, whether you are a student, a social worker or an executive,
we all have something in common:

Not having a budget is not a laughing matter.

It’s time to put pressure on Springfield to act on a responsible, balanced budget.

The Land of Lincoln’s financial situation stopped being funny a long time ago. Send a letter to our State’s elected leaders and your local legislators.

Example: 301 S 2nd Steet, Springfield, IL 62707

Share your story. Have you been directly impacted by Illinois’ financial crisis or know someone who has? Tell your story. Make sure your voice is heard.


Post on social media. Tag @LOLIllinois in your Instagram photos, on Facebook posts and tweets, and add our hashtags, #LOLIllinois and #NotALaughingMatter.

Don’t think you’ve been impacted or don’t know enough about what’s really going on? Go to our News + Resources page to understand Illinois’ budget history and read through some prior proposals for reform, check out THE NUMBERS ARE NO JOKE to learn more, then retweet, repost and share.

  • #NotALaughingMatter


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