Illinois General Assembly Retirement System

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Illinoisans suffer, politicians get paid

By Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute | Jul 19, 2016

Members of the Illinois General Assembly should end pensions for politicians once and for all. And a pay cut would send an equally powerful message. Their job performance demands as much.

Pensions, salaries, pension: Illinoisans pay 2.5 times for their politicians

By Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner | Jan 5, 2016

Taxpayers pay once for state politicians’ salaries and another 1.5 times for their bankrupt pension system. In 2017, taxpayers will contribute the equivalent of nearly $123,000 for each lawmaker just to keep the General Assembly Retirement System afloat.

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