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The very expensive and cynical lesson David Werner taught us

The Madison County Record Jul. 19, 2016, 10:32am

More than 100,000 Illinoisans have graduated from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville during its nearly 60 years of operation.

Report: Union employee funding practice costs taxpayers

Carrie Salls Jul. 14, 2016, 1:29pm

CHICAGO – A recent report reveals the legal practice of “official time,” under which government agencies pay staff on a full-time basis to work for a labor union rather than for taxpayers, comes with a hefty price tag.

Two SIU retirees among top 400 pensioners in the state, report says

Karen Kidd Jul. 8, 2016, 9:42am

Two Edwardsville pensioners, whose combined annual pension is almost $476,000, made the top 400 in Tax Payers United of America's 10th Annual Report of Illinois State Pensions.