As Its Population Drops, Illinois Has Highest Pension Burden in Nation

As Its Population Drops, Illinois Has Highest Pension Burden in Nation Written By John Biver   | As Illinois continues to lose population (we are now the sixth largest state, not the fifth), our politicians in both parties continue to run up debt and unfunded liabilities. Here is Meaghan Kilroy writing at Pensions & Investments (www.pionline.com): Illinois has the highest …

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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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