Updates and Events

May 25, 2016

The Harper College Annuitants Association, Harper College Professional Advisors Committee and the Harper College Educational Foundation will host a networking breakfast and a presentation by Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Budget and Tax Accountability on the State of Illinois

April 26, 2016

What are the prospects for the governor and the legislature to get together on tax reform and state budgeting?

April 11, 2016

The Illinois Campaign for Policy Reform and Truth in Accounting are hosting an Illinois Budget Forum from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm on Monday, April 11, 2016, at the Union League Club of Chicago.

March 21, 2016

The Portage Park Neighborhood Association presents a panel discussion for parents and the community to better understand the current state of Chicago Public Schools financing and budget cuts, negotiation in the state legislature, and negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union.

January 24, 2016

Ralph Martire will present "The Fiscal Crisis in Illinois: Its Cause and Potential Solution Education" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Stevenson Center on Democracy, 25200 N. St. Mary's Road, Mettawa.

May 30, 2015

Ralph Martire to present on the Illinois state budget and its impact on critical services at the 9th Annual Chicago African American Summit.  

May 16, 2015

Hosted by Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter

Please join elected officials, budget experts, social service organizations and Senator Mattie Hunter to discuss the impact of proposed cuts to the FY2015 and FY2016 budgets. 

May 11, 2015

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) presents STATE OF ILLINOIS, FY2016 Proposed Budget. Learn how the proposed cuts will impact social service programs and what communities can do to prepare for this tough economic climate.

May 11, 2015

Health and Medicine Policy Group invites you to the next meeting of the Chicago Forum for Justice in Health Policy featuring State Representative Robyn Gabel and Ralph Martire, Executive Director of CTBA.

April 27, 2015

Learn about the recent budget cuts made by Governor Rauner, and how it affects you and the community as we develop solutions together and identify next steps.  For more information or to RSVP call (773) 548-7500.

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