Rep. Ugaste laments pension crisis after another report ranks Illinois near the bottom

Illinois state Rep. Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) believes the findings of a new Tax Foundation report that ranks the state almost last in the country for funded ratio of pubic pensions speaks to the policy change that’s desperately needed in Springfield.

“Something has to be done and until that happens we will not get businesses coming in to grow the economy or improve the tax base because no one wants the uncertainty,” Ugaste told the Kane County Reporter. “We need fair and equitable policy to have any chance of attracting new business.”

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