More Pension Debt for Illinois

This headline says a lot about Rod Blagojevich's administration -- and how it's perceived by this point in the Illinois media: "Gov says he ...
by | May 28, 2008
 

This headline says a lot about Rod Blagojevich's administration -- and how it's perceived by this point in the Illinois media:

"Gov says he didn't know adviser would get 38K for 2 months' work"

[Former state Sen. Carol] Ronen, a Democrat, was elected to the senate from the North Side Seventh District in 2000. She resigned last year.

On March 1 this year, Blagojevich hired her as senior adviser. She resigned April 30.

The additional eight weeks of state employment hiked her pension by $38,000 annually, to $102,000 a year.

Ronen has gone to work for Obama's campaign. Guess she can afford to.

(Hat tip: Ben Smith)

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