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  • Rauner says state must curb union powers, lower salaries

    Rauner says state must curb union powers, lower salaries
    Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that Illinois must curb government union powers and reduce spending on state employees' salaries and benefits, stepping up what labor leaders said is an attempt to "vilify" workers ahead of the Republican's first major policy speech.
  • Aurora approves new contracts with three unions

     Aurora approves new contracts with three unions
    The city of Aurora this week approved new contracts for three key city unions. The contracts with two units of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, and with the Association of Professional Police Officers were...

    Speak Out, Jan. 29: 'Please, Bruce, don't leave out police, fire and teacher union contracts'

    There is a player on the Seattle Seahawks football team who virtually refuses to speak to the media. Now mind you, without the media, the extravaganza known as the “Super Bowl” wouldn’t be one of the largest annually promoted events in...

    Aurora close to approving union contracts

    Aurora is close to approving three key public union contracts that have been a long time in the making. Aldermen on the City Council’s Finance Committee recommended new contracts with two units of the American Federation of State, County and...

    Underfunded state pension system will be challenge for Hogan team

    As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan and his team begin tackling the state's budget, they will soon turn their attention to one of its most pernicious challenges: Maryland's underfunded employee pension system. The $45.4 billion system, which provides monthly...