Posts tagged "police"

The Need for Reform of Police and Fire Pension Plans

The Civic Committee of The Commercial Club of Chicago analyzed the values of pension benefits of firemen and policemen in Chicago who recently retired after full careers, many in their early 50′s.  The analysis found that these retirement benefits average above $1 million – well above benefit levels available to taxpayers in the private sector.  ... Read more »

Illinois Budget News: May 17

Another Monday and another great collection of editorials and news clips from the weekend and today. To start, we would like to quote the enitre editorial from the Chicago Tribune this morning, “Springfield’s lost boys“, but we’ll start with the opening paragraph. The full piece is a must read and calls on lawmakers to cut... Read more »