Posts tagged "National Conference of State Legislatures"

Do you know what's in the 'compromise' federal immigration bill?

The “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.” (S.744) is merely 844 pages long, so it’s good to have help from the non-partisan National Conference of State Legislatures to understand the proposed legislation, section by section. Use it (the summary is here) to settle those bar fights about what’s in the bill. If its 37... Read more »

How Illinois public pensions compare with other states

Most observers agree that a good part of the states’ financial problems (aside from the recession) is the funding of public pensions. Here is a good analysis of what other states have been doing to address the problem, compared with Illinois. Among the steps that other states have taken are: Increased employee contribution requirements. Increased... Read more »
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