Tax and Budget

Released April 26, 2007

Fact Sheets on HB/SB 750 of the 95th General Assembly.

Released January 12, 2006

A Fact Sheet on why funding human services requires fiscal reform.

Released April 5, 2011

Illinois does not currently tax pensions or retirement funds such as 401(k) plans. This Fact Sheet provides an estimate how much revenue could be generated by taxing some retirement income.

Released March 7, 2012

This Issue Brief provides an overview of school districts contributions to the Teachers Retirement System, facts concerning the issue of employer pick-ups, and how shifting the responsibility for paying for teacher pensions would impact school districts.

Released August 1, 2012

This Issue Brief provides a synopsis of the core changes the Quinn Administration proposed for the state pension systems and an analysis of the cost saving estimates produced by the Governor's Office of Management and Budget. 

Released July 3, 2013

CTBA's 2013 testimony and presentation to the Pension Conference Committee.

Released August 1, 2006

This Brief provides information on how K-12 public education is funded in Illinois.

Released October 20, 2006

A presentation on the Illinois economy, and how it relates to education funding.

Released February 28, 2007

This Fact Sheet provides information on how Illinois could reform its fiscal system to provide equitable education funding.

Released August 23, 2007

School construction projects for FY1998-FY2008 (proposed)

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