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June 21, 2017

How can Illinois get itself back on the road to long-term fiscal stability? The State Journal-Register is sponsoring "Sounding the Alarm: The Road Ahead," a forum that examines the policy questions confronting the General Assembly and Gov. Bruce Rauner.  

Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, and Ted Dabrowski, vice president of policy for the Illinois Policy Institute, will discuss the state's current budget impasse and their thoughts on the long-term changes needed. 

The event is free and open to the public

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:00 pm

 

Although the General Assembly sputtered to an unsatisfying adjournment yesterday without passing a FY2018 budget

May 11, 2017

Oak Park District 97’s CLAIM Committee presents:

CLAIM YOUR VOICE: A Slice of Reality

Presentation by Ralph Martire, Executive Director, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

April 29, 2017

Join State Rep. Litesa E. Wallace (IL-67th District) and Ralph Martire of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability for an in-depth discsussion regarding the budget impase.

April 10, 2017

The League of Women Voters - Lake Forest/Lake Bluff chapter invite you to its Fiscal Policy Forum to learn more about the ongoing budget impasse and finding pathways to resolution.

Participants:

Join Representative Carol Ammons and Center for Tax and Budget Accountability Executive Director Ralph Martire for a presentation examining how Illinois' budget cuts to higher education have impacted public higher education institutions.

The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, the Office of the Provost and the Center for Urban Research and Learning at Loyola University host a discussion on the impact of Illinois’ budget cuts on higher education. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability is hosting a series of panel discussions across the state examining Illinois’ budget cuts to higher education. Overall, state funding for Higher Education in FY2016 was cut by $1.318 billion or 67.9% from FY2015 levels.

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