Clout-heavy ex-police chief on $30k pension sweetener: ‘I deserve every penny’

Clout-heavy ex-police chief on $30k pension sweetener: ‘I deserve every penny’ – Chicago Sun-Times
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At first blush, a pension bill adopted by the General Assembly in 2007 seemed to have a laudable goal: extending retirement benefits to local police force employees’ widows after they remarried. But buried within the legislation was something considerably less altruistic: a provision that enabled…