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The Demand for Public Pension Reform is Bipartisan - The Movement is Nationwide 4/17/2012
Today the potholes donít get fixed, the library hours are curtailed, the parks are closed, but the gold-plated pension and health benefits of our public servants get more costly every year.
(San Diego Union-Tribune Op-Ed) The state of Illinois spends 20 percent of its annual budget in addition to the earnings of its state employee retirement system just to keep up with employee retirement benefit costs. In a few years, Illinois estimates that percentage will increase to 50 percent of state revenue.† Read more.