When lawmakers can consider raises

Updated 6/22/2020 9:20 AM

The state House and Senate raise issue should be addressed with a simple law.

No raises until:


1. Both houses change leaders, Republican or Democratic, who will allow discussion and voting on proposed laws.

2. The pension problems causing a great backlog of pension funding is replaced with new pensions, fair to all that will result in being able to reduce the huge debt over a long period of time.

3. After the virus problems are over and everything is back to normal, People working and shopping and the economy growing with money coming into the state to support the realistic budget.

Then consider reasonable raises with raises across the state.

Thomas Pavlik

Elk Grove Village,

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