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If we learned anything from the pension debates of 2013 and 2014, it is that any major bill introduced on the floor will be one devised by the people who created the problem.

We have 60 days to decide if we will watch truly vulnerable persons exploited in service to the power interests of the purveyors of big government or demand government programs properly serve their intended beneficiaries.

A recent ruling from the Illinois Supreme Court is ominous for the future of practical pension reform and the quality of life for all Illinoisans.

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    The illinois opportunity project seeks to promote the social good and common welfare by educating the public about public policy that is driven by the principles of liberty and free enterprise and to advocate for the advancement of such policy.


    Pain Relief

    As big government programs struggle under their own weight, the value of market-based solutions becomes more evident. It is imperative not only to advocate against policies that attempt to centralize government, but also to advance arguments for the free market alternatives to those policies.

    Liberty and free-market economics are principles on which America was founded. Yet, Americans now have to fight those in control of government for the preservation of those principles.

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    Goodnight, Sweetheart [Deals]. It’s Time to Go.

    The fact that EDGE Tax Credits and other sweetheart business deals exist serves as an admission by Springfield’s anti-business ruling class that, at some level, they understand it is business that creates jobs, spurs employment and grows the economy – unlike their preferred methods of redistribution and welfare.

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    Good Advice

    No one is holding out much hope that Quinn’s non-strategy on pension reform will work.

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