Recent Glennon Quicktakes
Illinois' tax-increase-with-no-reforms would "save the state," some supporters told us. Others claimed the new tax increases would cap growth of the unpaid bill balance: "We've...
Recent Wirepoints Originals
A trillion dollars per year of investment activity that's largely unnecessary, billions left unused and a Treasurer unilaterally using the resulting power for political benefit and policy goals unrelated to his office. Using taxpayer money at the Treasure's office to fix the fake news problem?
New Report: Illinois Pension Unfunded Liabilities Worsened By $17 Billion In A Year – Wirepoints Original
A comprehensive, apples-to-apples report on all 671 pensions in Illinois.
Selectively deleting comments is among the ways of bias. We have two conspicuous offenders in Illinois. It’s dishonest and wrong.
Dry stuff for some, but this will be critical in Illinois, sooner or later.
School Board OKs 100% Teacher Pension Pick-Up; Board President Is Leading Union Activist – Wirepoints Guest
But the new teachers' contract sure hides it well.
Remember the surge of relief in early July when so many celebrated passage of a "balanced budget"? Well, never mind.
Mrs. Rauner, however, should have popped the champagne.