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Senate Bill 1229: An assault on taxpayers

Ted Dabrowski Sep. 1, 2015, 7:43am

Illinoisans’ household incomes have fallen by 8 percent since 2000, while state-worker salaries have increased by 22 percent.

Growth through tax hikes? Illinois has tried it - and failed

Ted Dabrowski Jul. 14, 2015, 12:09pm

If you didn’t know any better, you’d think the recent opinion piece in the Chicago Tribune, “Tax me please, so Illinois can compete,” was a satirical article straight from The Onion.

It's time for a true balanced budget requirement for Illinois

Ted Dabrowski Jul. 7, 2015, 7:24am

Despite a constitutional requirement to do so, Illinois politicians have not passed a balanced budget since 2001.

The cost of Illinois' broken pension systems: Per-employee retirement contributions 4 times the private sector

Ted Dabrowski Dec. 11, 2014, 10:01am


Illinoisans pay twice for their legislators

Ted Dabrowski Nov. 29, 2014, 6:00pm


SEC charges prove politicians shouldn't control public pensions

Ted Dabrowski Aug. 14, 2014, 8:43am


401(k)s are better than politician-run pensions

Ted Dabrowski Apr. 3, 2014, 3:26pm


Chicago bailout

Ted Dabrowski Mar. 27, 2014, 9:33am


Illinois unraveling

Ted Dabrowski Feb. 20, 2014, 8:19am


Promised savings in Illinois pension reform were never enough

Ted Dabrowski Jan. 30, 2014, 6:54am