Tag Archives: Pension reform

CN May 4 2017

CPS is enduring yet another of its “how-can-we keep-going-without-a-huge cash-infusion crises, except that, instead of its usual fall timing, this is a separate crisis just to figure out how it’ll finish the school year. The total amount needed this time? … Continue reading

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CN August 15, 2013

Driven along South Kedzie or West Foster lately? How fast were you going? Mayor Emanuel’s speed cameras already know, and they could be mailing you $100 speeding tickets very soon.  And if it was a school you sped by, between … Continue reading

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CN March 29, 2013

Governor Pat Quinn offered a serious admonition to Chicago Public Schools leadership about closing 50-some elementary schools when he stopped by for a special edition of Chicago Newsroom on Friday. “That has to be done with extreme care,” he warned. … Continue reading

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CN May 10, 2012

“For years and years and years, benefits were being increased but contributions were not.”  That’s the simplest, easiest-to-understand  summary of our current pension mess, as articulated by Jason Grotto, the Tribune reporter who researched and co-authored several recent stories on … Continue reading

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