2020 Civic Federation Legislative Priorities The Civic Federation...
Since the beginning of FY2009, the Cook County Pension Fund has seen an increase in its liabilities not covered by assets, or the unfunded liability, of nearly $3.8 billion. The increase is attributable to a number of factors and has fluctuated over the years.
The following table...
In a series of...
The following is an infographic-style primer intended to concisely and accessibly present the most important information and data on the Illinois pension crisis. The series explores the history...
Illinois’ large number of local government units – the largest in the United States at approximately 7,000 according to the U.S. Census Bureau – is often cited as a reason for high property taxes in Illinois and has fueled calls for government consolidation and efficiencies. In February 2015...