Updates and Events
March 21, 2016
The Portage Park Neighborhood Association presents a panel discussion for parents and the community to better understand the current state of Chicago Public Schools financing and budget cuts, negotiation in the state legislature, and negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union.
January 24, 2016
Ralph Martire will present "The Fiscal Crisis in Illinois: Its Cause and Potential Solution Education" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Stevenson Center on Democracy, 25200 N. St. Mary's Road, Mettawa.
May 30, 2015
Ralph Martire to present on the Illinois state budget and its impact on critical services at the 9th Annual Chicago African American Summit.
May 16, 2015
Hosted by Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter
Please join elected officials, budget experts, social service organizations and Senator Mattie Hunter to discuss the impact of proposed cuts to the FY2015 and FY2016 budgets.
May 11, 2015
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) presents STATE OF ILLINOIS, FY2016 Proposed Budget. Learn how the proposed cuts will impact social service programs and what communities can do to prepare for this tough economic climate.
May 11, 2015
Health and Medicine Policy Group invites you to the next meeting of the Chicago Forum for Justice in Health Policy featuring State Representative Robyn Gabel and Ralph Martire, Executive Director of CTBA.
April 27, 2015
Learn about the recent budget cuts made by Governor Rauner, and how it affects you and the community as we develop solutions together and identify next steps. For more information or to RSVP call (773) 548-7500.
April 27, 2015
Representative Carol Ammons encourages local residents to stop by for a legislative update and to share their views, concerns and their state budget priorities.
April 8, 2015
Senator Toi Hutchinson will provide an update on spring session followed by a budget presentation by Ralph Martire, Executive Director with the Center for Tax and Budget Accountabil
April 2, 2015
Senator Toi Hutchinson will host a town hall to provide an update on the spring legislative session and to discuss budget issues facing the state."As you know, Illinois faces many fiscal challenges, requiring us to evaluate all state spending," Hutchinson said in an email message announcing the meeting.
The meeting will give constituents an opportunity to learn more about the budget process and to "weigh in on the challenges we all face," she said.
Ralph Martire with the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability will give a budget presentation, and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions afterward.
For more information, please contact Senator Hutchinson's office: (708) 756-0882.