Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
Released June 4, 2007
A primer on how Illinois finances long-term care for older adults.
Released February 24, 2010
Reduced funding in FY2011 would continue long-term pattern of spending cuts, harm vulnerable populations and fall disproportionately on small to midsized businesses, hurting the state economy.
Released December 13, 2010
Gender Disparity in Human Services analyzes how the FY2011 Illinois Human Services budget has targeted severe cuts to important service areas of particular concern to women.
Released 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.
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.