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CPAL (Committee on Political Action and Legislation) is the political action arm of EIU-UPI, tasked with promoting the interests of EIU-UPI members in the government and legislative arenas. 


A Better Illinois - A Better Illinois is a coalition of thousands of Illinois citizens and over a hundred organizations that promotes more accountability in state government, a fair tax system, and a strengthened middle class.


Presentations by Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, sponsored by the EIU-UPI

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Oct. 27, 2014- "For Each and Every Child: What Teachers Need to Know about Funding for Education in Illinois and Nationally"

Watch the video and view slides from the presentation.





Ralph Martire - The Fiscal Crisis in Illinois

Sept. 12, 2013 - "The Fiscal Crisis in Illinois: A Solution"

Watch the video and view the slides from the presentation.