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Harvey: Canary in the collapsing Illinois coal mine

By Matt Besler, Illinois Opportunity Project | Apr 19, 2018

Your job, your pension, or your home. This is the choice left to several families in Harvey, Illinois. They can’t have all three and some don’t even have the choice of one.

From Cook County Record

Appeals court: Comptroller can't embargo over $1M from cash-strapped Harvey at pension fund's request

By Cook County Record | Apr 17, 2018

A state appeals court has, for now, ordered Illinois’ state comptroller to release its hold on more than $1 million in Illinois tax disbursements the financially troubled city of Harvey says it needs to meet its payroll, including paychecks for its police and firefighters, but which the state says it is required to seize and steer to retired Harvey municipal workers.

From South Cook News

Harvey fire pensioners paid $1.1M into fund, have collected $25M

By LGIS News Service | Apr 16, 2018

City of Harvey taxpayers have paid out nearly $25 million in pension benefits to 42 retired firefighters who contributed a collective $1.14 million to the insolvent fund.

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