Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
Released April 4, 2007
Answers to frequently asked questions about Illinois' fiscal system
Released July 16, 2007
An overview and charts of the potential revenue options for Illinois, and what that revenue could be used for.
Released July 2, 2009
This Issue Brief explains why increased revenue is needed to address Illinois' budget deficits.
Released September 30, 2010
This Issue Brief analyzes various 2010 tax proposals.
Released October 29, 2010
This Report is a thorough analysis of the Illinois’s long-term spending patterns, budget problems and tax policy.
Released June 30, 2004
CTBA's analysis of the final, FY2004 General Fund budget.
Released November 15, 2004
CTBA's estimate of the FY2005 General Fund budget deficit.
Released February 21, 2005
This Report is CTBA's analysis of the enacted FY2005 General Fund budget.
Released January 12, 2006
A comparison of the state's FY2006 enacted and FY1995 General Fund budgets.
This Report explains why revenue underperformance, rather than spending, is the source of Illinois' chronic budget deficits.