By: Diane Benjamin
Citizens need to know why there is no money for government to do their job without constantly raising taxes.
Retired employee PENSIONS, in addition to Social Security and Medicare, and spiked pensions are the problem.
Below are just some of the Monthly pensions payments retired City employees are currently receiving. Note, it doesn’t matter that the first guy is responsible for the Coliseum, the never used Fire Station #5 that leaks, and really bad contracts with developers. He gets his check every month while the taxpayers pay for his mistakes.
Below are just some of the pensions, the rest can be seen at the link below. Keep in mind the per capita income in Bloomington is $44,397 (PDF page 193 http://www.cityblm.org/home/showdocument?id=12330)