Updates and Events

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

June 22, 2016

CTBA Executive Director Ralph Martire, Senator Melinda Bush and Representative Sam Yingling discuss the never-ending budget disaster.

May 25, 2016

The Harper College Annuitants Association, Harper College Professional Advisors Committee and the Harper College Educational Foundation will host a networking breakfast and a presentation by Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Budget and Tax Accountability on the State of Illinois

April 26, 2016

What are the prospects for the governor and the legislature to get together on tax reform and state budgeting?

April 11, 2016

The Illinois Campaign for Policy Reform and Truth in Accounting are hosting an Illinois Budget Forum from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm on Monday, April 11, 2016, at the Union League Club of Chicago.

March 21, 2016

The Portage Park Neighborhood Association presents a panel discussion for parents and the community to better understand the current state of Chicago Public Schools financing and budget cuts, negotiation in the state legislature, and negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union.

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