Three major arguments surface from a wealth of material Public Interest Institute was given by someone opposed to public employee pension systems.
The new year has been rung in and a new Legislative session will begin on Monday, January 13 After a productive 2013 session and with an election looming in November, many have predicted the 2014 session to be short and focused. A short and focused session is a positive goal, but a higher priority is […]
(Watchdog.org) Springfield, IL – Illinois lawmakers have finally come to accept what most taxpayers in the state have known for years. “Illinois pension systems are just too rich to be afforded,” Democratic House Speaker Mike Madigan said Tuesday as lawmakers began on a path to pension reform. Madigan said Illinois cannot guarantee unionized, public employees […]