State Pensions

Released January 25, 2011

Information on Public Act 96-1495, which created a second, reduced pension benefit tier for Illinois' public retirement systems

Released August 19, 2013

Fact Sheets on Illinois' five state-funded retirement systems. 

Released August 27, 2012

This Issue Brief provides an overview of the state pension systems' underfunding and an analysis of House-Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment (HJRCA) 49. HJRCA 49 would create a new section to the Illinois Constitution. 

Released August 1, 2012

This Issue Brief provides a synopsis of the core changes the Quinn Administration proposed for the state pension systems and an analysis of the cost saving estimates produced by the Governor's Office of Management and Budget. 

Released July 3, 2013

CTBA's 2013 testimony and presentation to the Pension Conference Committee.

Released October 20, 2006

A presentation on the Illinois economy, and how it relates to education funding.

Released May 23, 2012

Presentation on why Illinois needs tax reform, and the case for a graduated income tax.

Released February 24, 2006

CTBA's analysis of the proposed FY2007 budget.

Released May 1, 2007

This Report contains CTBA's analysis of the proposed FY2008 General Fund budget, which was introduced by Governor Rod Blagojevich in March of 2007.

Released January 29, 2008

The Citizen's Guide to the Illinois Budget and Tax System reviews the technical elements of the Illinois budget and tax system. 

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