Illinois’ fiscal crisis is posing a significant threat to the health and safety of children across the state, according to Voices for Illinois Children's annual Kids Count report.
Conceived by then-Governor Rod Blagojevich in 2005, the All Kids program has helped ensure that 96 percent of Illinois children get health care insurance.
An Illinois Senate subcommittee rejected last week Sen. Carole Pankau's
(R-Itasca) plan to bar undocumented immigrant children from accessing
the state's All Kids health care program.