Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
Release: May 6, 2015
PowerPoint presented by Ralph Martire at the Senate Revenue Hearing.
Release: March 22, 2012
This Report, co-authored by CTBA and the Social Impact Research Center, highlights the consequences of state budget cuts to human service programs.
Release: December 13, 2010
Gender Disparity in Human Services analyzes how the FY2011 Illinois Human Services budget has targeted severe cuts to important service areas of particular concern to women.
Release: February 24, 2010
Reduced funding in FY2011 would continue long-term pattern of spending cuts, harm vulnerable populations and fall disproportionately on small to midsized businesses, hurting the state economy.
Release: August 19, 2008
This Report explains Illinois' basic school funding formula, and the consequences that formula has had for school districts across the state in areas of significant concern, including student achievement and teacher quality.