Released July 15, 2009
Fact Shee on House Bill 1292 of the 96th General Assembly, which would have amended the General Assembly Retirement System (GARS) Article of the Illinois Pension Code to create a defined contribution plan for new members
Released August 26, 2009
CTBA's August 2009, testimony to the Pension Modernization Task Force, Funding Subcommittee.
Released January 25, 2011
Information on Public Act 96-1495, which created a second, reduced pension benefit tier for Illinois' public retirement systems
Released August 19, 2013
Fact Sheets on Illinois' five state-funded retirement systems.
Released August 27, 2012
This Issue Brief provides an overview of the state pension systems' underfunding and an analysis of House-Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment (HJRCA) 49. HJRCA 49 would create a new section to the Illinois Constitution.
Issue Brief: Analysis of the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget’s Pension Stabilization Summary
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 October 20, 2006
A presentation on the Illinois economy, and how it relates to education funding.
Released May 23, 2012
Presentation on why Illinois needs tax reform, and the case for a graduated income tax.
Released February 24, 2006
CTBA's analysis of the proposed FY2007 budget.