Illinois has combined $137 billion in pension and healthcare liabilities on top of $9 billion in current unpaid bills. Yet, Illinois legislators will not even ask 6-figure pensioners to pick up a portion of their health premiums.
The Chicago Tribune reports Surprise! You owe another $54 billion
If Springfield won’t ask six-figure pension beneficiaries to pick up a portion of their health premiums, what are the odds that state legislators will confront their pension monster?
The state of Illinois admits to $83 billion in pension underfunding, a staggering weight on today's...