Illinois House Republicans voted unanimously to make it harder to increase state worker pension benefits.
“Governors want to project a sense that they’re in charge, and there are things to talk about besides huge budget deficits and financial crisis.
CHICAGO (AP) Illinois lawmakers are hustling to close loopholes in government pension plans to prevent abuses. They’ve already passed laws changing retirement provisions for future employees. But so far this fall, they’ve been almost silent […]
Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross says politicians have made careers out of telling people good news and giving them gifts.