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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Lawmakers from both parties with cash poor schools don’t support SB1’s pension bailout

Lawmakers from both parties with cash poor schools don’t support SB1’s pension bailout By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Jul 31, 2017 John Spataro | Illinois News Network ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The vast majority of school districts across the state have more than three months cash on hand, the standard set out by the …

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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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