Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
Released February 21, 2006
A comparison of the FY2005 and FY2006 state budgets.
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 August 7, 2007
A two-page summary of the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability's 2007 report on the Illinois' state pension systems.
Released October 20, 2006
A presentation on the Illinois economy, and how it relates to education funding.
Released June 7, 2006
CTBA’s analysis of the 2006 proposed sale or lease of the State of Illinois Lottery to generate revenue for funding K-12 education.
Released July 16, 2007
An overview and charts of the potential revenue options for Illinois, and what that revenue could be used for.
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.