Pritzker signs AFSCME deal costing taxpayers $3.6 billion more than it needed to

By Adam Schuster
By continuing practices such as automatic raises and taxpayer-subsidized platinum health insurance, along with a new $2,500 bonus, the AFSCME contract will transfer more than $3.6 billion in extra compensation from taxpayers to state workers.

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