Better Politics, Smarter Government
We believe in bringing together public service leaders, our community, and students to carry on Paul Simon’s vision of making a difference in the society we live in.
Through three signature programs under Better Politics, Smarter Government we are raising the Institute’s profile in Illinois and across the country and promoting rigorous analysis, civil discourse, and constructive careers in public service.
Learn more about how you can be part of Better Politics, Smarter Government.
Institute in the News:
About U.S. Senator Simon
Learn more about the late U.S. Senator and founder of our Institute.
The Simon Review
Read our series of 50+ academic public policy papers.
Public Opinion Polling
The Simon PollTM is our annual state-wide poll exploring what Illinois citizens think about today’s issues.