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Thursday, July 19, 2018
The state program College Illinois is on the rocks yet again due to funding deficiencies, and Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has been keeping an eye on the situation.
Tim Baldermann has a lot to show for his years of public service; the taxpayers, funding his pension and salary, don't.
Elizabeth Burghard and other advocates of financial reform are keeping a close eye on the prosecution of Lawrence Wyllie, the former superintendent of Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210.
Will County board member Mike Fricilone (R-Homer Glen) wants the federal government to understand the value of allowing citizens to deduct state and local taxes from their federal tax bills.
Officials in Springfield and around the country are talking about a “pension cliff” and trying to determine what will happen as large numbers of educators become fully vested in school district pension benefit systems.