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Illinois Policy Institute: Illinois state workers highest paid in the nation




SPRINGFIELD – While Illinois' public sector unions demand more from the state's taxpayers, the Illinois Policy Institute makes the following points in a piece written by Ted Dabrowski:

AFSCME’s demands ignore four significant facts about Illinois state-worker compensation:

  • Illinois state workers are the highest-paid state workers in the country
  • AFSCME workers receive Cadillac health care benefits
  • Most state workers receive free retiree health insurance
  • Career state retirees on average receive $1.6 million in pension benefits

It’s not fair that Illinois residents, struggling with stagnant incomes in one of the nation’s weakest economies, continue to subsidize AFSCME benefits to such an extent.

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  1. Fine. Now go after all the illegals in the state and their anchor babies who are sucking the state dry for schools health services etc. etc. etc. ( As well as making this eventually a fool proof Blue state.)
    When you go after the illegals with the same fervor your above comments will have more legitimacy.