By - cb4il

Top Democrats wriggling about on the issue of pensions

Chicago Tribune Excellent piece by Eric Zorn, hitting the nail on the head with lovely satire on the flip-flopping of our two biggest Democrat contenders for the governor’s race. Daniel Biss made it quite difficult to run as a Democrat,

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Taxpayers wrongly blamed for state pension crisis, report says

Citizen Tribune Starting any Illinois pension article with the phrase “Illinois has a massive pension problem” is pretty standard, but this article deviates by discussing a report recently released by Wirepoint, which puts the blame on benefit increases (1,000 percent

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IDPH slammed for not spending $10 million in appropriated HIV funding

Capitol Fax This is interesting – the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is blasting the Governor’s office for not expending roughly $10M in funding for HIV prevention, an item properly approved and appropriated in the FY18 budget. I say interesting,

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Introducing Mike Leheney, Libertarian for Illinois Treasurer

Last night we had exciting announcements at the Chicago Libertarian chapter meeting. As you may have seen on the Chicago Facebook feed, Mike Leheney made his announcement to run for Treasurer on the Libertarian ticket. Mike brings over 20 years of finance