Tag: Illinois pensions

What a state we are in

I have been involved in government in Illinois in two capacities- municipal and school board.  Both have been elected offices, but essentially volunteer work.  In both capacities, I have seen amazingly dedicated employees work hard for the benefit of their communities.  In each case, I have watched how difficult it is to budget and plan-always... Read more »

The Pension Mess

I am suffering a bout of insomnia, and so I have been trolling the internet, attempting to become sufficiently world-weary so I can log more sleep.  The Sun Times site featured a story on state pensions, and promised a slide show of folks who have excessive pensions.  I will tell you that I am familiar... Read more »