Former state school employee Randy Dunn, who retired in July 2018, saved $87,580 toward a pension over 16 years working for public schools, Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois records show.
Former state school employee Donna Flowers, who retired in July 2018, saved $53,329 toward a pension over 14 years working for public schools, Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois records show.
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCMF), public sector workers now have more of a choice when it comes to their involvement in unions.
During this week in history, read about how the first Lincoln-Douglas debate occurred, as well as how an earthquake toppled chimneys a century ago, and how a fake news report of an athlete's death propelled her career to greater heights.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) created a new tax-advantaged Opportunity Zone program to encourage investments in economically-distressed communities that are nominated by governors and certified by the Treasury Department.
Northwestern University spends $34,976 per player on student aid for its women’s team athletes -- the highest rate among Illinois colleges -- according to an Illinois Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.