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Senate Bill 3604 would limit government workers’ ability to collect extravagant severance packages, also known as “golden parachutes,” on their way out of office.
The Government Severance Pay Act would spare taxpayers the burden of providing excessive severance payouts to outgoing public officials.
The Government Severance Pay Act would restrict outgoing officials from exiting office with excessive severance pay.
The new law ensures public oversight of lucrative contracts, such as the one granted to embattled College of DuPage President Robert Breuder.
The new law is designed to expose severance agreements like the one given to controversial College of DuPage President Robert Breuder.
While the Freedom of Information Act is abundantly clear, secrecy-obsessed bureaucrats often claim exemption.
New bills aims to deliver on campaign promises of greater government transparency.
College President Robert Breuder will receive a $762,868 severance.