Any pension funds inside that thing?

In exchange for those give-backs, the unions got a pledge by the cities to have their police and fire pension systems 90-percent funded by 2041 — a lofty goal for Chicago’s police and fire pension systems that now have less than have of the assets required to cover future liabilities.  [Here’s the rest of the story]

There is no quick fix for this problem.  I keep my promises or I just won’t make ’em.  When I drive by Millennium Park or see one of those planters, I’m reminded of how our politicians really don’t know what a promise really means.

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