McSweeney Goes One Step Beyond Not Taking a Legislative Pension, Bill to End for New Members

A press release from State Rep. David McSweeney: David McSweeney Introduces Bill to Eliminate Legislative Pensions Cary, IL – State Representative David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) has again introduced a measure to eliminate legislative pensions for all new members of the … Continue reading

Gasser Urges Franks to Renouce $58,600 Pension

Turnabout, apparently, is fair play. During member comments at Tuesday night’s McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser praised GOP County Board Chairman candidate Mike Walkup’s call for an end to pensions for County Board members. Gasser is one of the … Continue reading

Jack Franks Gets Attention of Colleagues and Capitol Fax Blog Commenters

Marengo Democrat Jack Franks has gotten publicity for his third “Let’s get rid of the pensions” bill. First he went after the RTA, Metra, Pace and the CTA. No salaries, not pension, no health care benefits. No one seems to … Continue reading

Tim Schmitz Challenger Jim Krenz Will Decline Legislative Pension Opportunity; Blasts Schmitz for "Present" Vote on $10 Billion Borrowing

Here’s a campaign promise that I have never seen from a legislative candidate before. It’s contained in a press release from Tim Schmitz challenger Jim Krenz: JIM KRENZ WILL DECLINE LEGISLATIVE PENSION, IF ELECTEDCarpentersville, IL September 5, 2007 – Republican … Continue reading

Tim Schmitz Challenger Jim Krenz Will Decline Legislative Pension Opportunity; Blasts Schmitz for "Present" Vote on $10 Billion Borrowing

Here’s a campaign promise that I have never seen from a legislative candidate before. It’s contained in a press release from Tim Schmitz challenger Jim Krenz: JIM KRENZ WILL DECLINE LEGISLATIVE PENSION, IF ELECTEDCarpentersville, IL September 5, 2007 – Republican … Continue reading