Illinois legislators knew there was no analysis of the Tier 2 pension system — the sort that could have prevented enacting a plan now at risk of not meeting Social Security safe harbor regulations — but they did it anyway.
Are Democrats uniquely to blame for failure to fund pensions? No – or not in Illinois, at least.
Aduhelm’s effectiveness is questionable. In a sensible move, Medicare recognizes this.
Nice in principle, but the program misses the basic concept of social insurance.