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Ex-lawmaker nearly doubles his pension with one month of work

By Jason Grotto and Ray Long, Chicago Tribune reporters December 16, 2011 Robert Molaro’s short stint as aide to Ald. Ed Burke brought him windfall for life All it took for former state Rep. Robert Molaro to nearly double his public pension was spending one month as an aide to …

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Lisa Madigan sues to block Burge pension

By Ryan Haggerty Disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge’s pension is once again in jeopardy, just days after the city’s police pension board allowed him to continue to collect the $3,039 a month in spite of his criminal conviction. The board’s controversial decision led Attorney General Lisa Madigan to …

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