pensions

  Enjoy those pensions guys. (From Michigan Capitol Confidential) Over the past five years, a large number of participants have...
  People are leaving and the Chicago Tribune asks, why? (From The Chicago Tribune) An “Escaping Illinois” Facebook group has...
  Government employee pensions are killing many states. (From Zerohedge) “We are in worse shape than Illinois,” Sweeney said. “We...
  Taxing people higher and higher amounts to sustain a state (and municipal) level system of crony capitalist governance isn’t...
  (From Illinois Policy) In the coming school year, 36% of the money the state allocates to education will be...
Illinois is a slow motion fiscal train wreck. But many in Illinois think that in the end taxpayers from outside...
Chicago is the worst off. And the forecast for that city appears increasingly grim as the government employee pension “obligations”...
That would be because Chicago’s pensions ARE a collapsing Ponzi scheme. (From Wirepoints) Spread out the $145 billion in overlapping...
Crony government pension plans are killing the state. (From Wirepoints.org) For the state, about 25% of revenue now goes towards...