To witness Tuesday evening's hearing before the Illinois House Personnel and Pension Committee was to see, played out in real time, the essence of the...
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It's time to face the future and find a solution that saves more money and addresses unsustainable, compounded, 3 percent cost-of-living increases. It's time to truly fix the system.
Lawmakers need to learn the lessons of the state's pension history. Don't give us another set of quotes, like those above, to dredge up in another eight years. Don't make another bad decision. Pass Senate Bill 1.
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