Posts tagged "Doug Finke"

Illinois Budget News: May 21

Skip, borrow or defer – the Illinois legislature is still weighing its options on pension payments. And, like social service organizations and businesses, teachers’ anxieties over the health of the pension systems are apparent. “I keep hearing about the fact that our pensions are not funded,” prefaced Alex Skipworth, a teacher at Kingsley Elementary School.... Read more »

Illinois Budget News: May 12

Greece has been grabbing international headlines for weeks now as they struggled to avoid insolvency. The world came to their rescue, but is the United States and many states, including Illinois, making the same mistakes? The Chicago Tribune editorial board thinks so (Greece and Us): If Americans want to avoid the fate of today’s Greece,... Read more »