Ill. Town Can't Dodge $7.3M Police Pension Bill

Law360, Chicago (January 24, 2017, 5:42 PM EST) -- The city of Harvey, Illinois, must pay a $7.3 million tax bill to the Harvey Police Pension Fund, an Illinois state appellate court said Monday, upholding a lower court's decision in a more than decade-old case involving the notoriously cash-strapped city.

In a brief, unanimous opinion, the First District Appellate Court told Harvey it has no way out of the payment or the lower court's order requiring it cover the fund's attorneys' fees, the latest ruling in a suit that began in 2006 over the city's...
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