A coalition taxpayer and consumer groups sent a letter to Illinois House members explaining that H.B. 4900 — the Illinois Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act — would seek to target generic drug pricing and impede generic competition, while leaving more expensive name brand drugs unaffected. While working families, small businesses, seniors, and especially society’s most […]
Illinois’ problems with government pension funds started with negotiated promises for excessive benefits. Some Illinois pensions run at $100,000 or more per year and half of employees retire with benefits before age 60. Those problems were inflamed by the state making smaller contributions than needed to support the benefit payouts. Instances of early retirements and […]
The following letter was sent to Illinois State Representatives regarding the upcoming expiration of the state’s telecommunications act and the need to focus on broadband investment. Click here to download a PDF copy of the letter.