Tax and Budget
Analysis of the Governor's Vetoes & What They Mean for Programs Across Illinois (FY2008)
Release: August 1, 2007
Under the Illinois Constitution, the Governor has the veto authority to reduce a portion of or completely eliminate an appropriation made to fund a particular program or service. Through this authority, Governor Blagojevich reduced the FY2008 budget by $470 million. The Report provides an analysis of those budget reductions, and the Fact Sheets provide detailed information on the vetoes.
How Public Long-Term Care Services for Older Adults are Funded in Illinois
Release: June 4, 2007
A primer on how Illinois finances long-term care for older adults.
Analysis of the Fiscal Year 2008 Illinois General Fund Budget Proposal
Release: May 1, 2007
This Report contains CTBA's analysis of the proposed FY2008 General Fund budget, which was introduced by Governor Rod Blagojevich in March of 2007.
Illinois Fiscal System: Frequently Asked Questions
Release: April 4, 2007
Answers to frequently asked questions about Illinois' fiscal system
The State of Illinois Shortchanges Cook County on Federal Medicaid Funds
Release: February 2, 2007
An explanation of how the state shortchanges Cook County of federal Medicaid payments.