Ill. lawmakers prepare for pension vote

Ill. lawmakers prepare for pension vote

There are 7 comments on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer story from Dec 2, 2013, titled Ill. lawmakers prepare for pension vote. In it, Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that:

Illinois lawmakers began putting the pieces in place Monday for a potentially historic vote to address the nation's worst public-pension shortfall, as legislators scrambled to digest the complex deal and labor unions and other political heavyweights ratcheted up pressure for and against it.

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Sea 14

Hanoi, Vietnam

#1 Dec 3, 2013
wow;) its a transparensy 4sure www.healthcare.gov/ill

sincerelee,
Dr. Ink;)
synic

Menard, TX

#2 Dec 3, 2013
RE: Detroit Bankruptcy the judge said: "pensions, like any contract, can be cut, adding that a provision in the Michigan Constitution protecting public pensions isn't a bulletproof shield in a bankruptcy."

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#3 Dec 3, 2013
If you can't afford the pensions then they gotta go.
Ex- El Paso Resident

Las Cruces, NM

#4 Dec 6, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
If you can't afford the pensions then they gotta go.
Time to save your state or go the path of Detroit.

Your choice.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#5 Dec 6, 2013
Ex- El Paso Resident wrote:
<quoted text>
Time to save your state or go the path of Detroit.
Your choice.
The only way to save the state may be to go through bankruptcy. Then we can reboot with a non-union based economy, a strong education system, and broad tax base.
cancer suxs

Faribault, MN

#6 Dec 6, 2013
We the sheeple..Your strange. On social issues you seem like a good person. but on fiscal issues your a fascist rethuglican.

very confused you seem.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#7 Dec 7, 2013
cancer suxs wrote:
We the sheeple..Your strange. On social issues you seem like a good person. but on fiscal issues your a fascist rethuglican.
very confused you seem.
That's because I'm a fiscally conservative socially liberal Libertarian.

Essentially I'm for less government- in business & the bedroom.

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