Amendment 1 would guarantee Illinois’ sky-high debt, taxes would rise faster

Adam Schuster, Justin Carlson  |  January 14, 2022

By Adam Schuster and Justin Carlson, includes “Illinois has a chance to lead the nation in voter suppression on Nov. 8: Change the Illinois Constitution to give union bosses more power than elected representatives, and the state’s voters lose a lot of say over policy and their pocketbooks. Voters are being asked to pass ... a constitutional change that would grant unions in Illinois more extreme powers than any other labor provisions in the country. … When the power of government unions increases, the share of state debt stemming from government worker benefits tends to as well. …”

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