Union leader gets 9K/mo based on false info

A Photo of Tom Villanova with a Tight-Lipped Look on His Face

The cronies are just drawn to Chicago. For all the great architecture, universities, and commerce, it feels like the only thing that comes out of Chi-Town these days is youth violence and political corruption. Oh, and the President.

(From The Chicago Tribune)

The sum is part of a city pension that comes on top of the $198,000 annual salary he is paid to represent the interests of thousands of city workers.

“It’s egregious. I haven’t seen this anywhere else in the country,” said Keith Brainard, research director of the National Association of State Retirement Administrators, when he heard about Villanova’s deal. “The spirit of a pension plan is insurance against poverty. It’s not to become wealthy.”

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