Vote NO on IL Amendment 49

    Rather than posture another piece of wool over the Illinois taxpayers’ eyes, the Illinois legislature should do the hard work of working in unison to create real reforms to our pension woes removing us from the fiscal cliff and back on a road to recovery.
    Before voting for this bill, you need to ask yourself–do you trust Springfield? If so, vote yes. If not, vote no.

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    Chicago Machine Politics, Pensions and the Illinois Legislature

    In Illinois, there is a crisis and lawmakers are crying foul. It’s a mess. But rising out of that mess is a lawmaker who isn’t very popular with unions or his fellow legislators for that matter. Chris Lauzen fought the good fight and as he left, he gave the Illinois Congress a gift–a solution to our pension and bankruptcy woes. And just as they did when he was a part of that legislative body–the Illinois Legislature has chosen to ignore it.

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