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Illinois Mayors, Business Leaders Demand Relief from Escalating Public Safety Pensions
November 16, 2010

Voters Urge General Assembly to Act on Public Safety Pension Reform
November 3, 2010

Click here to view the Coalition’s latest statement regarding HB5873
May 11, 2010

Coalition’s opposition to HB5873
May 6, 2010

Statement on recently passed pension reform bill
March 25, 2010

Pension Fairness Coalition launches reform effort
March 3, 2010

Rep. Karen May introduces pension reform bill
Feb. 5, 2010

Voters Overwhelmingly Support Pension Reform
Feb. 3, 2010

In the News

The suicide pacts
Chicago Tribune – November 28, 2010

Police and fire pensions: Now or never
The Southtown Star – November 28, 2010

Editorial: Unions must tackle pensions
Suburban Life Publications – November 22, 2010

Editorial: Resuscitate Pensions
Quad Cities Online (The Dispatch and Rock Island Argus) – November 21, 2010

Our View: Legislature must take next vital step in reforming public employee pensions
Peoria Journal Star – November 20, 2010

Alter pension for police, firefighters
Daily Herald – November 18, 2010

Editorial: Communities need pension relief too
Pioneer Local – November 18, 2010

Mayors, business leaders want municipal pension reform now
Southern Illinoisan – November 16, 2010

Police, fire pensions need legislative 911
Chicago Sun-Times – November 9, 2010

Pension reform ballot questions get big support
Rockford Register Star – November 3, 2010

Commentary: Voters want pension dilemma fixed
My Suburban Life Publications – November 3, 2010

Towns call for pension reform
Daily Herald – November 2, 2010

Editorial: How to reform police, fire pensions
Daily Herald – June 29, 2010

Public safety workers enjoy best pension deals
State Journal-Register – June 16, 2010

Funds to pay police, fire retirements eroding
Pioneer Press – June 10, 2010

Pension Headache | Illinois’ Retirement Nightmare
Police, fire pensions well-funded
Rockford Register Star – June 7, 2010

Tim Davlin: Pension fix idea no help to taxpayers
State Journal-Register – May 19, 2010

Action needed on public safety pension reform
Southtown Star – May 13, 2010

Pension reform needs to go through
Barrington Courier-Review – May 13, 2010

Our View: Lawmakers need to build on success of pension reforms
Rockford Register Star – April 13, 2010

City mandated by state legislators to offer a certain type of benefits
Naperville Sun – April 1, 2010

Pressure of lobbyists
Northwest Herald – April 1, 2010

State pension reform should benefit Naperville
Naperville Sun – March 26, 2010

The speedy sweep to a pension plan
Daily Herald – March 26, 2010

Pension cuts a giant first step. Keep going.
Chicago Sun-Times – March 25, 2010

At last, lawmakers step up to pension plate
Peoria Journal Star – March 25, 2010

Pension reform on Rockford leaders’ minds
Rockford Register Star – March 22, 2010

Public safety pensions in need of reform

Northwest Herald – March 14, 2010

Communities demand solutions for pension burden
Illinois Times – March 11, 2010

Pension payments strangle municipal budgets
Chicago Tribune – March 10, 2010

Mayors: Legislature caused pension problems
Chicago Sun-Times – March 9, 2010

Legislators say pension reform may be possible
Rockford Register Star – March 8, 2010

Police and fire pensions: Untouchable?
Southtown Star – March 7, 2010

Barrington town hall focuses on development, pension and business
Triblocal: Barrington – March 7, 2010

City moves forward with pension reform push
Naperville Sun – March 4, 2010

Local governments push for pension changes
Springfield State Journal-Register – March 3, 2010

Local officials push police, fire pension changes
Daily Herald – March 3, 2010

An Illinois public pension plan that actually works
Crain’s Chicago Business – March 3, 2010

Mayor A. George Pradel calls on state legislators for pension reform
Triblocal: Naperville – March 3, 2010

Two towns take police, fire pension fight to state
Daily Herald – Feb. 2, 2010

Pension sweeteners cost cities millions
Springfield State Journal-Register – Dec. 31, 2009