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Dr. Rene Noppe - Pension Crisis in Illinois
Dr. Rene Noppe is a retired Superintendent for Silvis School District #34 and a professor at Western Illinois University-Quad City Campus. He has years of experience studying Illinois's various public pension systems, and has made numerous presentations on the subject at various national conferences. He discusses the difference in funding for the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) and the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRS) pensions, and also addresses the basic features for the various state systems (SURS, TRS, SRS, GARS, and JARS plus IMRF).