Tax and Budget

Released October 4, 2006

An introduction to public transit in Illinois: what it is, how it’s funded, who the major stakeholders are and how to get involved. Includes a glossary of transit terminology.

Released August 1, 2007

A comprehensive list of 2007 legislative bills from both sides of the Illinois General Assembly, organized by subject area.

Released October 9, 2007

CTBA's written 2007 testimony on Senate Bill 572 to the House Mass Transit Committee

Released February 21, 2006

A comparison of the FY2005 and FY2006 state budgets.

Released May 1, 2007

An analysis of HB 2253, House Amendment 1 of the 95th General Assembly

Released November 20, 2006

An analysis of the five Illinois retirement systems finds that the state's worst-in-the-nation unfunded pension liability has grown by more than $7 billion in just the last two years.

Released September 4, 2007

This Report explains the source of Illinois immense unfunded liability, and how it relates to the state's budget and overall fiscal position.

Released September 11, 2007

Pension funding and the state's FY2008 General Fund budget.

Released August 26, 2009

CTBA's August 2009, testimony to the Pension Modernization Task Force, Funding Subcommittee.

Released May 7, 2010

Fact Sheets and Report on House Bill 174 of the 96th General Assembly. This tax reform bill would have implemented a number of changes to Illinois' tax structure including tax increases of the personal and corporate income taxes. Thus, generating new revenue for the state.

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