Solving Problems 2: Inefficiencies that increase our property taxes

PLAINFIELD – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has released his second “problem solving” video, this one concerning ways to save more than $200 million in administrative costs within the Illinois pension system.  

“If you want lower property taxes, watch this short video and see how Illinois wastes $277 million per year and how we can start to solve the problem,” Batinick said.  

The video highlights inefficiencies in Illinois’ various pension systems which cost taxpayers millions of dollars every year. The video is available on Rep. Batinick’s Facebook page. It can also be viewed along with an accompanying white paper with more details at