Former state school employee Amy Aumann, who retired in February 2018, saved $49,520 toward a pension over 23 years working for public schools, Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois records show.
Approximately 1.9 million Illinoisans – or about 15 percent of the state’s population – were on food stamp rolls in January 2017, according to a Prairie State Wire analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices.
With an annual budget of $34,477,308 and 227 graduates in 2016, Richland Community College in Decatur spent $151,802 per graduate in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of data tracking the performance and spending at 48 Illinois community colleges.
About 26,728 Greater Decatur residents – or about 24.9 percent of the region’s population – were on food stamp rolls in January 2017, according to a Macon Reporter analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices.
Niantic-Harristown Multi Tax Assessment District, Illini-Austin Multi Tax Assessment District and Whitmore-Oakley Multi Tax Assessment District top the list in Illinois with the lowest spending per capita in 2017, Illinois State Comptroller financial repo