State Legislators Attempting to Sneak Through Pork Barrel Pension Bill

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  1. Jerome P. Zacny says:

    Why is this not on the front page of every newspaper in Illinois?

    I intend to contact the Daily Herald and the Chicago Tribune in duPage Co. about this today.

    Can you provide me with the names of those in the IL senate who sponsored this and voted for it?

  1. December 17, 2008

    […] State Legislators Attempting to Sneak Through Pork Barrel Pension Bill “HB 1702 would provide lavish pension benefits for all tollway employees, including state auto mechanics and body shop workers, sign hangers and tollway messengers”, said Tobin. “HB 1702 will allow Illinois tollway employees to retire with 25 years of service at age 50, receiving up to 80% of their salary, subject to annual cost of living increases. Under this formula, over a normal lifespan, the retired tollway employee receives over $1 million in total pension benefits.” […]

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