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Pritzker budget lifts cap on pension spiking

By Vincent Caruso, Illinois Policy Institute | Jun 14, 2019

A provision included in Illinois’ previous budget aimed to protect state taxpayers from end-of-career salary spiking in local school districts. The budget proposal en route to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk would repeal that protection.

Summer brings pay hike for Illinois state lawmakers, pay cut for you

By Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute | Jun 13, 2019

Springfield politicians talking out of both sides of their mouths on tax “fairness” is one of many reasons they didn’t deserve a raise.

Pritzker approves $1,600 pay raises for state lawmakers

By Vincent Caruso, Illinois Policy Institute | Jun 12, 2019

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law a budget that includes pay raises for state lawmakers, as Illinoisans brace for a number of new tax hikes.

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