Tax and Budget

Fact Sheet: HJRCA61 Constitutional Spending Limits

Release: January 4, 2011

This Fact Sheet provides an overview of House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment (HJRCA) 61.  HJRCA 61 was a proposed Constitutional Amendment that would limit growth in appropriations for General Fund spending to the average annual percentage increase in state per capita personal income over the most recent five calendar years.

Gender Disparity in Human Services

Release: December 13, 2010

Gender Disparity in Human Services analyzes how the FY2011 Illinois Human Services budget has targeted severe cuts to important service areas of particular concern to women. 

State of Illinois FY2011 Budget Outlook

Release: November 13, 2010

This is a presentation of CTBA's analysis of the FY2011 General Fund budget.

Funding Our Future: Reforming Illinois Tax Policy

Release: October 29, 2010

This Report is a thorough analysis of the Illinois’s long-term spending patterns, budget problems and tax policy.

Illinois' Remaining FY2011 Operating and Total Budget Deficit

Release: October 18, 2010

Public Act 96-956 implemented numerous cuts to the FY2011 budget, and this Fact Sheet provides an update to CTBA's analysis of the FY2011 budget based on this legislation.

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