Posts tagged "prisons"
Race, poverty and politics: Pension reform punted ... again; city pot ordinance moves to council vote; state prison closures
Gov. Quinn’s proposed pension reforms have hit a roadblock as legislators continue to argue over a proposed plan by Senate Democracts to shift pension costs from the state to suburban and downstate school districts. Republicans argue this would cause a rise in property taxes, something they are steadfastly against. Only days ago, a report by... Read more »