Pension spiking includes a ban on adding sick days or vacation days to someone’s final payout.

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois lawmakers agreed to almost a dozen new pension laws this year. But none of them will address the state’s biggest pension problem: The costs. Of the ten new pension laws that lawmakers agreed to, just three deal with state pensions, and none of them change benefits. House Bill 656 requires schools …

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Letter to the editor from Jesus Alaniz

The French economist, Claude-Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850) once wrote, “Legal plunder can be committed in an infinite number of ways; hence, there are an infinite number of plans for organizing it: tariffs, protection, bonuses, subsidies, incentives, the progressive income tax, free education, the right to employment, the right to profit, the right to wages, the right …

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House advances bill to help stop IRS from stealing Americans’ money

House advances bill to help stop IRS from stealing Americans’ money Posted on July 14, 2017 by Sam Rolley Bipartisan legislation that would place new limits on when the Internal Revenue Service is permitted to seize money in taxpayer bank accounts got approval in the House Ways and Means Committee this week. For years, the IRS and Department …

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