Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
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 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 April 4, 2007
Answers to frequently asked questions about Illinois' fiscal system
Released July 2, 2009
This Issue Brief explains why increased revenue is needed to address Illinois' budget deficits.
Released October 29, 2010
This Report is a thorough analysis of the Illinois’s long-term spending patterns, budget problems and tax policy.
Released May 23, 2012
Presentation on why Illinois needs tax reform, and the case for a graduated income tax.
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.