Updates and Events

April 29, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences at Roosevelt University is sponsoring a conversation on race and politics featuring Rubloff Professor and CTBA Executive Director Ralph Martire and Illinois State Senator Toi Hutchinson. Sen. Hutchinson represents the Illinois Senate’s 40th District and she is nationally known thanks to her leadership as President of the National Conference of State Legislatures. This conversation is part of the university’s ongoing American Dream Reconsidered lecture series.

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required.  REGISTER HERE

For more information, contact Assistant Dean Juli Rowen at jrowen@roosevelt.edu.

April 24, 2019

Indivisible Naperville is proud to sponsor The Fair Tax Town Hall at 7 PM, April 24th, at the Naperville Municipal Center, Meeting Room B.  Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, Professor of Public Policy at Roosevelt University, member of Governor Pri

April 22, 2019

A discussion on school finance and the Evidence-Based Funding Model with RALPH MARTIRE

April 16, 2019

Learn about Illinois state budget and pension issues with RALPH MARTIRE

April 9, 2019

Ralph Martire will join Lawrence Msall and Jason Grotto for an Illinois Budget discussion, moderated by Tina Sfondeles. Tina is a political reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times and specializes in stories about Chicago, state, and national politics.

SPRINGFIELD - Today, the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability (CTBA) released a report, Fully Funding the Evidence-Based Formula: Four Scenarios, which shows that, even if Illinois annually increases school funding up to the full $350 million minimum established under the Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act, or EBF, it would take over 30 years to fund all schools to the levels which the evidence indicates is needed, on a fully inflation-adjusted basis.

State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit (D-Oswego) hosted an education funding seminar with guest presenter Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, on Jan. 23.

Ralph Martire Appointed to "Budget and Innovation" Transition Committee

The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability is pleased to announce that Ralph Martire has been appointed by Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton to serve on the Budget and Innovation Committee of their gubernatorial transition.

October 10, 2018

Reserve your seat today by REGISTERING HERE


September 20, 2018

District 97's Claim Committee presents "Claim Your Voice: A Slice of Reality".  The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability's executive director Ralph Martire is the presenter for this event. 

Download a copy of the EVENT FLYER, or for more information, contact Lou Anne Johannesson at ljohannesson@op97.org