Any meaningful property tax relief for Illinoisans means reforming Illinois’ unsustainable public pension system.View Report
Illinois has more units of local government than any other state in the country, many of which are duplicative and overlapping. In Belleville, where the majority of the city’s school districts cover fewer students than the state average, consolidation efforts could boost efficiency while saving taxpayer dollars.
Many school district employees’ earnings are more than double that of the typical Belleville household.
Though the median household income in Belleville is only $43,318, Belleville Township School District 201’s top administrators are making six-figure salaries.