Updates and Events

September 20, 2016

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

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 

 

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?

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.

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.

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