Updates and Events

Video of CTBA’s Higher Education Event from Loyola University is now available.  If you missed the Loyola Event, or just want to watch the program again, Watch it Here!  

The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability is hosting a series of panel discussions across the state examining Illinois’ budget cuts to higher education. Overall, state funding for Higher Education in FY2016 was cut by $1.318 billion or 67.9% from FY2015 levels.

In 2016, Illinois closed its first fiscal year ever without a full General Fund budget passed by the legislature and signed into law by the governor. Halfway through FY2017, decision makers have again failed to enact a budget-with no clear resolution in sight.

Watch CTBA's Fiscal Symposium!  If you missed CTBA's Fiscal Symposium, or just want to watch the program again, it is now available! 

 

CTBA Fiscal Symposium on CAN-TV

Outside the Loop host Mike Stephen chats with CTBA executive director Ralph Martire about funding Chicago Public Schools via taxes on services. 

REGISTER NOW for CTBA's 2016 Fiscal Symposium which will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

CTBA's Annual Fiscal Symposium will be Tuesday, September 20, 2016.  Mark your calendars!! For more information, download a copy of CTBA's SAVE THE DATE NOTICE

Ralph Martire was among the speakers at a budget forum hosted Monday night by the education advocacy group Raise Your Hand. Listen to what Ralph has to say: here 

 

DECATUR - The Retired Teachers of Christian County partnered with five other central Illinois retired teacher groups to discuss the state's fiscal problems on April 21.

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