State should exit its bumpy ‘pension ramp’
Edgar OK’d it in 1990s; time for new route
SPRINGFIELD – Illinoisans look on Jim Edgar with fondness – probably because he is part of that minority of living Illinois governors who didn’t end up in prison.
Sandwiched between the free-spending Thompson and Ryan administrations, many have taken to thinking of Edgar as a fiscal conservative.
In some ways, he was fiscally prudent.