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"Unlike so many other communities, we've cleared our legacy costs," said Eric Larson, CEO of the Downtown Detroit Partnership. "You think about Chicago, which...
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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.
With effective property tax rates already 5.7%, Harvey is a bloodless turnip. Where else will the courts order higher taxes?
The Wall Street Journal and FOX Business are among those who botched this one worst.
The can has now been kicked on all four city pensions, as shown on the chart.
If you don't know that state and local budgets are deceitful and nearly meaningless, or you don't know why that's so important to understanding our crisis, spend a few minutes watching the video.