CPEG Provides Testimony Before Conference Committee on Illinois Pensions and Revenue

On July 3rd, CEPG’s Ron Baiman provided testimony before a group of Illinois lawmakers serving on a special Pension Conference Committee regarding the state’s underfunded pension plan.

Baiman presented findings in collaboration with research from CPEG’s Bill Barclay regarding potential solutions to Illinois’ structural revenue problem including closing huge tax loopholes, a financial transactions tax, and a graduated individual income tax. The powerpoint referenced in the video can be downloaded here.

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