Illinois Budget

Initial Analysis of Recent Tax Increases and Spending Caps Implemented Under P.A. 96-1496

Release: January 26, 2011

This is a presentation of CTBA's analysis of The Taxpayer Accountability and Budget Stabilization Act (P.A. 96-1496), which temporarily increased the income tax rates in Illinois and implement spending caps of the General Fund 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.

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