Analysis of Governor Quinn's General Fund Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2011

Release: March 1, 2010

This Report provides CTBA's analysis of the Fiscal Year 2011 budget proposal. 

Illinois State Funding for Human Services in Context

Release: February 24, 2010

Reduced funding in FY2011 would continue long-term pattern of spending cuts, harm vulnerable populations and fall disproportionately on small to midsized businesses, hurting the state economy. 

Medicaid Plays a Critical Role in Illinois’ Economy

Release: December 8, 2009

Medicaid spending is often misunderstood and misrepresented because of the complexities of its financing structure.This Report is intended to: (1) clarify how Illinois’ Medicaid program is funded, (2) highlight the benefits to the state of Medicaid’s financing structure, (3) identify the percentage of state, own-source general fund spending dedicated to the program and (4) demonstrate the economic impact Medicaid spending (or cuts) has on the state and local economy.

Testimony to the Pension Modernization Task Force, Funding Subcommittee

Release: August 26, 2009

CTBA's August 2009, testimony to the Pension Modernization Task Force, Funding Subcommittee.

An Update: An Analysis of the Tax Exemptions Granted to Cook County Non-Profit Hospitals and the Charity Care Provided in Return

Release: April 10, 2009

An update to CTBA's 2006 study comparing the value of the tax breaks received by Cook County non-profit hospitals to the charity care they provide in return.