Can sin help Illinois’ budget?

Mar 17, 2014

When Illinois lawmakers are in need of more revenue, they often turn to sin.  

Members of the Illinois Federation of Teachers were rallying in Peoria Monday against the latest state pension proposal. The state-wide union rallied outside the offices of Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth and state Senator Darin LaHood. Lisa Uphoff is with the Illinois Federation of Teachers. She says the current proposal changes the annual cost-of-living increase for retirees: