“I believe that if you are a retiree, your pension benefit is what you get. That’s what you deserve,” Dan Rutherford told reporters before a presentation in Springfield.
The agency says public pension reform is critical to Illinois’ fiscal position.
The treasurer’s online unclaimed property auction is set to start at 10 a.m. Nov. 26 and will close at 10 p.m. Nov. 30.
“If we all do what we know we need to do, (Chief) Justice (John) Roberts will ask Mitt Romney to raise his right hand to become President of the United States,” Dan Rutherford said.
With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.
Now, the governor is asking everyone to cut 9 percent from their budgets.
The Republican’s office says taxpayers aren’t footing the bill for his trip, which runs through September 2.
The state treasurer wants to get rid of $1.5 billion in assets, and he hopes using the State Fair will move things along.
The current vault, is full of things like gold bars, jewelry, coins, stamps, even Mickey Mantle baseball cards.
Treasurer Dan Rutherford has eliminated half of his office’s vehicle fleet and cut nearly three quarters of office cell phones.