Illinois Budget

Released May 1, 2007

An analysis of HB 2253, House Amendment 1 of the 95th General Assembly

Released 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.

Released 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.

Released September 11, 2007

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

Released August 26, 2009

CTBA's August 2009, testimony to the Pension Modernization Task Force, Funding Subcommittee.

Released January 12, 2006

A Fact Sheet on why funding human services requires fiscal reform.

Released August 1, 2012

This Issue Brief provides a synopsis of the core changes the Quinn Administration proposed for the state pension systems and an analysis of the cost saving estimates produced by the Governor's Office of Management and Budget. 

Released July 3, 2013

CTBA's 2013 testimony and presentation to the Pension Conference Committee.

Released August 1, 2006

This Brief provides information on how K-12 public education is funded in Illinois.

Released October 20, 2006

A presentation on the Illinois economy, and how it relates to education funding.

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