With pension law, Illinois takes off that 'kick me' sign
Monday, December 9, 2013
The pension deal in Springfield is the best news Illinois business has heard in a while.
“Best,” of course, is a relative term. A pension-reform law patched together with compromises and hopeful assumptions won't solve all the problems politicians have created for Illinois businesses over the past several decades. Companies still face heavy tax burdens, cumbersome regulations and education systems that don't teach the skills they need.