Friday, December 15, 2017
Home Chump Media: Why Sham Votes Happen In Springfield – WP Original Illinois Governor Fails to Get a Single Vote for His Education Spending Plan WSJ

Illinois Governor Fails to Get a Single Vote for His Education Spending Plan WSJ

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Recent Wirepoints Originals

US markets up 200 percent, Illinois pensions down 65 percent – Wirepoints Original

Illinois’ pension funds have collapsed during one of the longest bull markets in historySince the end of the Great Recession, the S&P 500 index has recovered and grown by more than 200 percent. At the same time, Illinois’ pension shortfall worsened by 65 percent, to reach $129.1 billion.

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Springfield fiddles while Illinois cities burn – Wirepoints Special Report

Special report: Decades of state mandates have pushed up costs, taxes and debts to unsustainable levels for many cities. They’re either at the brink of bankruptcy because of unfunded pensions or have lost people and businesses due to high taxes and fewer services. The most unfortunate cities, like Danville Illinois, are suffering from both.

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Gotta Be Kidding: Illinois Senate Democrats’ ‘Top 10 New Laws For 2018’ – Wirepoints Original

Drum roll, please.

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Recent Quicktakes

Major attention to Illinois emigration data from Wall Street Journal but nothing in Illinois press. What gives? – Quicktake

Read, if you have access to it, that Wall Street Journal editorial headlined "Illinois Drives People Away." The primary data it cites is this: The Prairie...

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Teachers’ union to Rauner: Thanks for the money, now we’re endorsing your opponent – Updated – Quicktake

Still largely unnoticed is that the new school funding formula provides an additional $350 million for schools every year for ten years. Governor Rauner...

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Due process thrown under the truck: A Sun-times editorial to agree with – Quicktake

The Sun-Times editorial board finally wrote something everybody should agree with, linked here. "Do the time, then we’ll decide if you’ve done the crime." That's...

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