A spokesman for the Illinois Federation of Teachers emphasized that the lobbyists' actions were legal and that they made "individual decisions." Even so, union President Dan Montgomery said the deal Preckwinkle and Piccioli landed "should never be allowed again."
Illinois pension system: 2 teachers union lobbyists used loophole for fat pensions - Chicago Tribune
http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...post1059900018 (2 teachers union lobbyists teach for a day to qualify for hefty pensions)
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