Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois Policy Institute ’

Group Pushes Althoff Government Spending Bill

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February 17, 2012

The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports that $38.5 Million was reported saved by Illinois legislators passage of 650 bills last year. That figure, it says comes from examination of the fiscal notes accompanying the bills. However, it notes, the legislature only looked at fiscal notes for nine bills. The other 641 bills did not...
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Preckwinkle Throws Support Behind 401K Like Pension Plans

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September 10, 2011
Preckwinkle Throws Support Behind 401K Like Pension Plans

  Democratic Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, speaking at a Cook County tele townhall event last month, endorsed austerity measures in the pension system that will likely be received with cheer by budget hawks but will rankle many of the County’s employees. Preckwinkle’s statements put her to the right of recent conservative heroes...
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