Pensions & Salaries

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Legislators Collect Paycheck From Washington, Pension From Illinois

February 23, 2017
Three members of Congress - Peter Roskam, Mike Bost and Jan Schakowsky - collect pensions from their time in Springfield; Cheri Bustos' husband earns a public salary greater than $100,000 while cashing a $67,000 pension.

Chicago Payroll Packed With Six-Figure Salaries

August 4, 2016
Adding to the city’s financial burdens, the number of high-paid workers ballooned by 92 percent since 2013. 

Pension Terminations Related To Felony Convictions Rare

October 10, 2016
Narrow criteria required to terminate public pensions have led to just eight such forfeitures for corrupt former city workers since 2006 at the city’s largest pension fund for municipal workers.
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