Updates and Events

August 12, 2017

Join Representative Stephanie Kifowit and Senator Linda Holmes for a community seminar. Topics inlucde:the State Budget, Property Taxes and School Funding.

June 21, 2017

How can Illinois get itself back on the road to long-term fiscal stability? The State Journal-Register is sponsoring "Sounding the Alarm: The Road Ahead," a forum that examines the policy questions confronting the General Assembly and Gov. Bruce Rauner.  

Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, and Ted Dabrowski, vice president of policy for the Illinois Policy Institute, will discuss the state's current budget impasse and their thoughts on the long-term changes needed. 

The event is free and open to the public

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:00 pm

 

May 11, 2017

Oak Park District 97’s CLAIM Committee presents:

CLAIM YOUR VOICE: A Slice of Reality

Presentation by Ralph Martire, Executive Director, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

April 29, 2017

Join State Rep. Litesa E. Wallace (IL-67th District) and Ralph Martire of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability for an in-depth discsussion regarding the budget impase.

April 10, 2017

The League of Women Voters - Lake Forest/Lake Bluff chapter invite you to its Fiscal Policy Forum to learn more about the ongoing budget impasse and finding pathways to resolution.

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November 10, 2016

The Friends of the Park Forest Public LIbrary are pleased to welcome CTBA's Reserach Associate Danielle Stanley to its "Potpourri of Lecture Series." Spend your morning with Danielle to learn more about Structural Racism and its impact on Illinois.

November 1, 2016

Black and Brown students across the nation are faced with struggling communities, poor outcomes and high unemployment - much of which directly contributes to a failing education system. Policy failures on the national level as well as locally have created a system of education inequality.

October 20, 2016

Governors State University—SUAA Chapter will host CTBA's Budget Director, Bobby Otter, where he will present on the topic of The Illinois 2017 Budget and What It Means for Higher Education, Human Services, and the Citizens of Illinois.

September 20, 2016

The Importance of Public Education—a Sustainable Way to Fund it—to Illinois' Future

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