Here is Rahm’s strategy: blame the pensioners instead of the politicians for the pension problems. Punish the retirees who paid into the funds for decades instead of paying the debt incurred by the state and city. Let your Alderman know how you feel.
Rahm Emanuel: Taxes in Chicago will soar without pension reforms – Chicago Sun-Times
Mayor Rahm Emanuel warned legislators Tuesday that city property taxes could soar by 150 percent and that class sizes at Chicago’s schools would jump to 55 students, on average, unless the pass pension reforms. Emanuel, testifying before the Illinois House Personnel and Pensions Committee in Springf…