It was introduced just hours before the vote so, as usual, most lawmakers have no idea what’s in it. All indications are that it’s another big kick of the can down the road. Sponsored by Kwame Raoul, a leading do-nothing on pensions.
And there’s nothing about how the county would fund the financial requirements. It gives the county 18 months “to figure that out,” said Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
“But taxpayers can count on us to be as judicious and efficient as possible,” Preckwinke added!