Not many options to fix Illinois’ worst in the nation pension problem

Experts: Not many options to fix Illinois’ worst in the nation pension problem By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Left to right: Dan Hankiewicz, COGFA pension manager; Kent Redfield, UIS politics professor; and Dick Ingram, executive director of the Teachers’ Retirement System, at a presentation in Springfield on November 17, 2017. Greg Bishop | Illinois News …

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University of Illinois’ new budget request includes almost $70 million for raises

Steve Balich Editors note: I guess taxpayers can pay a little more. Why not ? does it matter how much Education costs to these so called educators? University of Illinois’ new budget request includes almost $70 million for raises By Benjamin Yount | Illinois News Network Nov 11, 2017 Foellinger Auditorium at the University of …

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WILL COUNTY CONSIDERS VOTE TO SAVE TAXPAYERS BY ENDING ELECTED OFFICIALS’ PENSIONS

From Illinois Review SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017 WILL COUNTY CONSIDERS VOTE TO SAVE TAXPAYERS BY ENDING ELECTED OFFICIALS’ PENSIONS WILL COUNTY – Members of the Will County Board will vote next week on a measure ending pensions for countywide positions. “Elected officials should not take the pension. Pensions are for a career not for public …

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