Ted talked with Tom Miller of WJPF Radio about Gov. Pritzker’s rejection of Mayor Lightfoot’s proposal for the state to take over Chicago’s pension debt. Ted says there’s some good news to take from that. It means state and Chicago politicians are running out of ways to kick the can on the pension crisis.
Read more about Lightfoot’s proposal and how politicians’ are running out of can-kicks:
- Lightfoot wants state taxpayer bailout of Chicago pension debts
- “Wealthy” Chicago households on the hook for up to $2 million in debt each under progressive approach to pension crisis
- Ignoring the elephant in the room: Mayor Lightfoot skips pension reform
- Rhode Island Supreme Court Shows Illinois The Way On Pension Reform