Released February 22, 2006

A drilldown on environmental policies and programs in the proposed FY2005 General Fund budget.

Released October 12, 2006

This Report examines the crisis conditions of affordable housing in Chicago and offers a way forward.

Released February 21, 2006

A comparison of the FY2005 and FY2006 state budgets.

Released February 14, 2006

An overview of the FY2005 state budget for education.

Released June 4, 2007

A primer on how Illinois finances long-term care for older adults.

Released November 15, 2004

CTBA's estimate of the FY2005 General Fund budget deficit.

Released February 21, 2005

This Report is CTBA's analysis of the enacted FY2005 General Fund budget.

Released January 12, 2006

This Report explains why revenue underperformance, rather than spending, is the source of Illinois' chronic budget deficits.

Released January 29, 2007

This Issue Brief provides an overview to Illinois' structural deficit, which is a result of the state's flawed fiscal system. An updated Issue Brief was published by CTBA in 2008.