With both House Speaker Mike Madigan and House Minority Leader Tom Cross supporting Cross’ pension reform bill, the Illinois Education is contacting members urging them to contact their state legislators.
No mention is made by the IEA of how their lobbyists convinced legislators in decades past to move money allocated for pension payments to State Aid to Education. (See Teacher Pension Mess Brought About by Teacher Union Requests for Current Salaries Out of Money Earmarked by Pensions.)
Here’s the IEA web site today:
The IEA pitch to contact legislators follows:
Here’s the memo about what the pension reform bill will do to teachers’ pensions: