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Senate Bill 1229: An assault on taxpayers

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

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

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

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Illinoisans pay twice for their legislators

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SEC charges prove politicians shouldn't control public pensions

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

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Chicago bailout

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Illinois unraveling

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Promised savings in Illinois pension reform were never enough

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