Illinois Municipal Policy Journal

Illinois Municipal League LogoIllinois Municipal Policy Journal (IMPJ) is a collaboration of the Illinois Municipal League and the College of Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Illinois at Springfield. The goal of the journal is to provide municipal and state leaders with research-based analysis, best practices, and recommendations related to key issues in public administration, public policy, and public finance to help guide policy decisions. The inaugural issue debuted in 2016 and the most recent issue was released in December 2019.

We are now accepting article submissions for the 2020 edition of the IMPJ. Click here IMPJ Call for submissions 2020 for detailed submission instructions. Please send all submissions and questions to

Editorial Team

Archived Issues

From 2016 to 2019 the journal was hosted at DePaul University’s School of Public Service and the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development. Click here for December 2019 volume.