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Pension Loophole Closed Under Illinois State Sen. Link New Law

Aug 26, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Illinois Senate Democrats issued the following news on behalf of Illinois State Sen. Terry Link, D-Indian Creek:

After a high-profile loophole allowed several Lake County Board members to draw their Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension while still serving on the county board, State Senator Terry Link (D-Indian Creek) passed a proposal to end the practice.

On Friday, Link's proposal was signed into law by Gov. Pritzker.

"No elected official should be both servin...