Illinois Budget

Facing Reality: Illinois Must Raise Revenue to Balance Its Budget

Release: July 2, 2009

This Issue Brief explains why increased revenue is needed to address Illinois' budget deficits.

Analysis of the Fiscal Year 2008 Final General Fund Budget

Release: March 11, 2008

After a record overtime sessions, the Illinois Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 budget was enacted on January 4, 2008. The total enacted General Fund budget for FY 2008 was $27.4 billion. This Report contains CTBA's analysis of the enacted, FY2008 General Fund budget.