The Case for Fundamental Tax Reform in Illinois: Why We Need a Graduated State Income Tax
Release: May 23, 2012
Presentation on why Illinois needs tax reform, and the case for a graduated income tax.
Raising the Illinois Minimum Wage Now
Release: May 22, 2012
This Fact Sheet highlights the reasons why raising the minimum wage is needed in Illinois.
Ramifications of State Budget Cuts to Human Services
Release: March 22, 2012
This Report, co-authored by CTBA and the Social Impact Research Center, highlights the consequences of state budget cuts to human service programs.
Written Summary of Corporate Income Tax Expenditure Testimony
Release: July 19, 2011
The written summary of Ralph Martire's testimony on corporate income tax expenditures to the joint House and Senate revenue committee in August 2011.
Fact Sheet: HJRCA61 Constitutional Spending Limits
Release: January 4, 2011
This Fact Sheet provides an overview of House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment (HJRCA) 61. HJRCA 61 was a proposed Constitutional Amendment that would limit growth in appropriations for General Fund spending to the average annual percentage increase in state per capita personal income over the most recent five calendar years.