Would you devote a couple of
hours a year to SAVING YOUR PENSION?
(That danger is a lot more real than you think!!)
CONSIDER JOINING RTAC'S E-mail Alert Network.
the people who watch the circumstances of retired Chicago
public school teachers. Their aim is to preserve and
enhance our existing benefits. Because our conditions
are largely determined by legislators, both state and
national, RTAC monitors the Illinois General Assembly and the
U. S. Congress for proposed actions that concern us.
RTAC Alert Network members have promised that when
asked, they will contact their own legislators, by telephone,
email or letter, on behalf of retired Chicago teachers.
This will not happen more than 12 times per year. (PLEASE NOTE that because
the Illinois General Assembly does most of its business in the
spring or mid-fall, these contacts are not likely to be evenly spaced over
Read recent Alerts at RTACAlertNetwork.
join the E-mail Alert
e-mail your name, e-mail address and zip code to : email@example.com
WHEN YOU ARE CALLED UPON:
Your call to action will (a) summarize the effects of the
legislation being considered, (b) indicate what RTAC recommends
and why, and (c) suggest one or two ways to phrase your
request. Please do NOT feel limited by these suggestions;
your own words usually strengthen your case. One strong caution: NEVER dictate to or
threaten your legislator! We are asking for their
help; we are in no position to demand it.
SHOULD YOU PREPARE?
Go on line to VoteIllinois
(or call 1-888-868-3762) and find out the names, addresses,
telephone numbers, etc, of:
AND THEN WHAT?
- Your two US Senators.
- Your US Congressman
- Your State Senator.
- Your State Representative.
When you get your first call to
action, PLEASE RESPOND IMMEDIATELY. A whole bunch of
communications arriving all at once attracts a lot more attention
than a bunch of straggly ones drifting in at leisure.
YOU WILL BE PART OF RTAC'S
The first line of defense against
attack on CPS retirees. At present they are a tiny fraction
of the more than 22,000 CPS retirees, but their efforts are
beginning to command a lot of attention!
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