Category Archives: Illinois

ILLINOIS SESSION EPIC FAIL ON PENSION REFORM & JOBS AGENDA

Really lawmakers only had to get one thing done this session – at least from a fiscal standpoint – and that was to pass major pension reform.  And, after six months and lots of discussion and a few votes, the … Continue reading

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STATE NOW WANTS PRIVATE SECTOR RETIREMENT DOLLARS

In the 15 years I have been lobbying it always seems Illinois, California, Pennsylvania and New York are the “test cases” for liberal policy. The center left groups tend to use our states as incubators, trial balloons and the “let’s … Continue reading

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POLITICIANS COULD LEARN FROM SANDWICH MAKER

“If I started Subway today, Subway would not exist.” Fred Deluca, founder of Subway restaurants, made this statement on CNBC this week and caused a shudder throughout America.  Some because they love those tasty sandwiches, but most because it is … Continue reading

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