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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.

Ronald Reagan used to say that the nine most frightening words in the English language are, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Dan Proft has three words that have that beat: Mayor Karen Lewis.

Constantly playing defense instead of offense is one of the biggest mistakes those who advocate reform focused policies in Illinois make.

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    A Ruling for the Ruling Class

    The Illinois Supreme Court recently ruled that the state constitution prevents any diminishment of health care benefits for retired state employees. The ruling is ominous for the future of practical pension reform and the quality of life for all Illinoisans.

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    Play to Win

    Constantly playing defense instead of offense is one of the biggest mistakes those who advocate reform focused policies in Illinois make.

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    The Poison in Public Policy

    Illinoisans continue to wonder, ‘’Where are the jobs?’ even as national employment numbers rebound.

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