04/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

3 Weeks As Blagojevich Appointee Adds $40,000 A Year To Pension

The State Employees Retirement System has signed off on granting former Rep. Kurt Granberg (D-Carlyle) a yearly pension of $113,305.

Which is $40,288 more a year than he would have gotten if his pension were based only on his 22-year legislative career, which ended in mid-January.

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