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September 15, 2016

Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accreditation, will discuss the current status of the state of the Illinois budget during at the Aurora Public Library's Eola Branch, 555 S. Eola Road, Aurora, this evening at 6 p.m.

State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, has invited Martire to speak as part of her continuing Third Thursday speaker series.

Martire is a distinguished lecturer on public policy for Roosevelt University and has taught fiscal policy seminars for various universities and the International Fulbright Scholar Program. The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability was formed in 2000 to be a bipartisan, nonprofit research and advocacy think tank that works across ideological lines to promote social and economic justice for everyone, from traditionally disadvantaged populations to the middle-class. 

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. To RSVP or for more information, contact Kifowit’s constituent service office by phone at 630-585-1308, by email at, or by visiting