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CN May 28, 2015

  It all just seems so hopeless. Unfunded pensions are everywhere. A billion dollar hole here, a half-billion one there.  A hundred-billion shortfall in Springfield.  Junk bond ratings. There doesn’t seem any way out of it without giving up hard-earned … Continue reading

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CN March 12, 2015, Part one

  Article 8, section 5. “Membership in any pension or retirement system of the State, any unit of local government or school district, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, shall be an enforceable contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not be diminished or … Continue reading

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CN March 20, 2014

Taxes in Illinois aren’t high enough. At least for the wealthiest Illinoisans. That’s the message from Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability. The problem, he says, is that our tax structure isn’t “fair”, and … Continue reading

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