Updates and Events

September 27, 2014

Ralph Martire will participate as a panelist at The Democratic Women of the South Suburbs Public Forum on September 27, 2014.

August 14, 2014

Ralph Martire joins the Health & Medicine Policy Research Group and a diverse group of education and health professionals, advocates, community members, and researchers at a forum focused on the intersection of education and health equity.

June 9, 2014

Moving Forward: Policies to Make Illinois Competitive in a Global Economy

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May 8, 2014

The Education Coalition of Macon County hosted a public panel to discuss Senate Bill 16, sponsored, Senator Andy Manar. Currently, SB 16 is in the Senate, awaiting action.

 

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Moving Forward: Policies to Make Illinois Competitive in a Global Economy

April 2, 2014

Amanda Kass, CTBA Budget Director and Pension Specialist, Anders Lindall, AFSCME Council 31, and Diana Rickert, Managing Director of the Illinois Policy Institute talk with Carol Marin on WTTW "Channel 11's "Chicago Tonight" to analyze Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new pension reduction plan that includes a hefty property tax increase while also shrinking pension benefits.

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Ralph Martire, CTBA Executive Director, along with John Bouman, President of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, and Diana Rickert, Managing Director of the Illinois Policy Institute talk with Carol Marin on WTTW Channel 11's "Chicago Tonight" to discuss Gov. Pat Quinn's Budget Address.

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CTBA Executive Director Ralph Martire was interviewed Tuesday, March 25, 2014, by ABC Channel 7 reporter Charles Thomas regarding Governor Quinn's budget address to be delivered at noon on Wednesday, March 26. The intereview was televised on ABC7 during the 5:00 pm newscast on March 25, 2014.

February 11, 2014

Ralph Martire, the Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, a well known and respected state and national policy expert will present a critical analysis of the state of public school funding in Chicago and Illinois.

February 8, 2014

CTBA's Budget Director and Pension Specialist, Amanda Kass, was the guest on Back on the Beat with Dick Kay which aired Saturday, February 8, 2013 at 2pm.

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