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  • Address pension challenge, letter Dan Kaplan, Wilmette
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jan 2010, p. 23     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jan 2010, p. 23   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library...
  • Article focus is wrong, letter Debbie Lanich, Wilmette
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Jun 2010, p. 26     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Jun 2010, p. 26   ...
  • Article points out flaws, letter Hall Adams, Wilmette
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Jun 2010, p. 26     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Jun 2010, p. 26   ...
  • Communities need pension relief too [editorial]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Nov 2010, p. 26     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Nov 2010, p. 26   ...
  • Educators savor sweet pension deals
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, 5, 10     Eight former school superintendents from districts in New Trier Township are drawing annual pensions of more than $150,000 from the Teachers' Retirement System. Analysis of data obtained through a Freedom of Information request. Chart showing the pensions to be paid to the top paid New Trier Township educators in retirement. ...
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, 5, 10   Eight former school superintendents from districts in New Trier Township are drawing ...
  • Funds to pay police, fire retirements eroding
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, 12, 13     This spring many towns joined forces as Pension Fairness for Illinois Communities to call on lawmakers to rein in public safety pension costs by scaling back benefits for police officers and firefighters hired in the future. Many municipalities are behind in funding full pension levels even while boosting contributions. Photograph ...
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, 12, 13   This spring many towns joined forces as Pension Fairness for Illinois Communities ...
  • Police, firefighters deserve pensions, letter Dan Kaplan, Wilmette
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Jul 2010, p. 25     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Jul 2010, p. 25   ...
  • Solution offered for pension problem, letter Hall Adams, Wilmette
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jul 2010, p. 27     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jul 2010, p. 27   ...
  • State faces staggering pension debt
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, 7, 12     The civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago contends the state of Illinois is fast approaching a "tipping point beyond which it will be impossible to reverse the fiscal slide into bankruptcy." Currently the minimum payments to fund state pensions are artfically low. Graph p.12 showing pension benefit obligations ...
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, 7, 12   The civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago contends the state ...
  • Taxpayers owe big for retirements of others
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010     The state of Illinois has amassed a pension shortage of more than $7,000 for every resident. Experts predict the state will run out of money in the next decade. Photograph Joshua Rauh of Northwestern University who studies state pension systems...
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010   The state of Illinois has amassed a pension shortage of more than ...
  • Train wreck coming [editorial]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, p. 28     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, p. 28   ...
  • Villages hail legislation's passage
    Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Dec 2010, p. 5     Wilmette and Kenilworth officials are pleased at the passage of state legislation designed to cut their police and fire pension costs over the coming decades. The change will affect new hires. Comments by Wilmette Villae President Chris Canning and Kenilworth Village Manager Brad Burke. Description of the changes involved...
    Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Dec 2010, p. 5   Wilmette and Kenilworth officials are pleased at the passage of state legislation ...
  • Who is covered by local pensions?
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010     State law requires any city or village with more than 5,000 residents to operate separate police and fire pension funds to provide benefits to those personnel when they retire. The funds are financed by property taxes, payroll deductions and investment earnings. Police and fire personnel don't receive Social Security. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010   State law requires any city or village with more than 5,000 residents ...
  • Who is covered by state plans?
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, p. 13     The state plans cover suburban and Downstate teachers and school administrators, state employees, state university employees, county and state judges and members of the Illinois General Assembly. Collectively, the five plans cover 279,000 active employees and 168,000 current retirees. Employees covered by the Teachers' Retirement System and the State University ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, p. 13   The state plans cover suburban and Downstate teachers and school administrators, state ...
  • Wilmette, Northbrook trustees create pension reform group
    Todd Shields, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Apr 2010, p. 24     A group of village trustees from Wilmette and Northbrook have formed an advocacy group urging the state to enact pension reform of police and fire departments they say are draining village budgets the most. ...
    Todd Shields, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Apr 2010, p. 24   A group of village trustees from Wilmette and Northbrook have formed an ...
  • Wilmette officials: Pension changes can't wait
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 2010, p. 5     Full digital article available at Wilmette Public Library
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 2010, p. 5   Full digital article available at Wilmette Public Library
  • Wilmette pension costs seen climbing
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, p. 13     Graph showing local pension ratios for police and firefighters...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, p. 13   Graph showing local pension ratios for police and firefighters...
  • Wilmette pension costs seen climbing
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, 13, 14     Wilmette pension payout obligations have grown at a faster rate than fund balances. The village is facing a $33 million shortfall in the two funds that finance the retirements of police officers and firefighters. Graph showing local pension ratios for police and firefighters...
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 2010, 13, 14   Wilmette pension payout obligations have grown at a faster rate than fund ...
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