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The End to the Chicago Teacher Strike Underscores Pension Crisis

While Windy City children can finally start heading back to school, the Chicago Teachers Union’s (CTU) 11-day strike resulted in no reform, to the detriment of students, taxpayers, and the fiscal health of the entire state of Illinois.

Hawaii Bill Would Use Tax Dollars to Pay Unions

From every paycheck Mark Janus receives, an amount is deducted and sent to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), one of the most powerful unions in America.  Mark is an employee of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and to keep his job over the years, he’s had to pay thousands of dollars to AFSCME.  But as Mark says, “the union’s fight is not [his] fight.”  Mark doesn’t want his money to be used to support politi

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