State Owes $1 Billion+ to Illinois Nonprofits (Who Employ 500k+ Citizens)

Nonprofit companies employ 517,600 people in Illinois, but the state doesn’t give them the VIP economic treatment. The state owes more than $1 billion to the nonprofits that provide essential services for seniors, children and the disabled, says a Johns Hopkins study.

“..Perhaps too few lawmakers are aware of the facts: With nonprofits employing more than a half-million workers, policies that strain them have damaging repercussions throughout the economy,” writes advocate Valerie Lies in The State Journal-Register.

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