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Monday, October 21, 2019

Registration: 8:15 am

Program: 9:00 - 11:30 am

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Tracy A. Schonberger
Center for Tax and Budget Accountability




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2019 Fiscal Symposium

Race, Politics, and Policy 


Please join the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability on Monday, October 21, 2019, for its annual Fiscal Symposium and a discussion about the intersection of race, politics, and policy as reflected across Illinois and the nation. CTBA continually works to bridge ideological divides, and we are pleased to be bringing a cross-section of legislators together to discuss their experiences and the future of equitable policies.


Congresswoman Robin Kelly


Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL)

Member: House Energy and Commerce Committee and Committee on Oversight and Reform


Mike Honda


Former Congressman Mike Honda (CA)

Former member of the U.S. House representing California's 17th Congressional District



Representative Will Davis


llinois Representative Will Davis (IL-84))

 Assistant Majority Leader of the 101st General Assembly





Illinois Representative Karina Villa (IL-49)

House Committees:Appropriations — Elementary and Secondary Education; Elementary and Secondary Education:School Curriculum and Policies; Health Care Availability and Accessibility; and, Labor andCommerce and Mental Health


 Laura Washington

Columnist, Chicago Sun-Times

Political Analyst, ABC 7-Chicago 

This page will be updated as more information becomes available.

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 Or To Register By Mail: Download and complete the REGISTRATION FORM. Mail your check and registration form to CTBA, Attn: Tracy Schonberger, 70 E. Lake Street, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60601

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Deadline to register is Wednesday, October 16, 2019