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2019 Policy Priorities

Our recommendations for state, local and institutional policy change

MPC’s 2019 policy priorities are driven by our values of equity, sustainability, prosperity and effective, accountable government. Our overall slate of recommendations builds off of several priorities at multiple levels of government, including the State of Illinois and City of Chicago, that further those values.

For more than 85 years, MPC has worked to create prosperous, equitable and sustainable communities throughout northeastern Illinois and the Chicago region. The solutions we’ve implemented have resulted in vibrant neighborhoods, quality housing and transportation, a strong economy, well-managed natural assets, and efficient delivery of government services. This has meant advancing policy change at multiple levels of governmentthe State of Illinois, City of Chicago and many others. In 2019, the unprecedented level of transition in Springfield and Chicago presents an opportunity for our state, region and city to create a new type of growth that brings more shared prosperity, equity, and sustainability for everyone who lives and works here.

MPC has cataloged the challenges and opportunities facing the various levels of governance within our state and developed specific policy recommendations that would provide a way forward for us all.

Explore our top 2019 policy priorities across multiple levels of government

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