Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
Release: January 29, 2008
The Citizen's Guide to the Illinois Budget and Tax System reviews the technical elements of the Illinois budget and tax system.
Release: September 11, 2007
Pension funding and the state's FY2008 General Fund budget.
Release: September 4, 2007
This Report explains the source of Illinois immense unfunded liability, and how it relates to the state's budget and overall fiscal position.
Release: May 1, 2007
This Report contains CTBA's analysis of the proposed FY2008 General Fund budget, which was introduced by Governor Rod Blagojevich in March of 2007.
Release: November 20, 2006
An analysis of the five Illinois retirement systems finds that the state's worst-in-the-nation unfunded pension liability has grown by more than $7 billion in just the last two years.