Tax and Budget

Testimony to the House Mass Transit Committee

Release: October 9, 2007

CTBA's written 2007 testimony on Senate Bill 572 to the House Mass Transit Committee

Cook County's Revenue System is Structurally Unable to Support the Public Services it Provides

Release: September 24, 2007

This Report analyzes the basic public services Cook County provides and the revenue sources that fund them. The Report also examines the Cook County fiscal system to determine whether it has the ability to fund and sustain the level of public services it currently provides.

Issue Brief: Corporate Tax Expenditures

Release: September 11, 2007

This Issue Brief provides an overview of the tax expenditures available to corporations in Illinois.

Pension Funding and the FY2008 Budget

Release: September 11, 2007

Pension funding and the state's FY2008 General Fund budget.

Illinois Burgeoning Unfunded Liability, More Than a Pension Problem!

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.

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