| Dec 7, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The harshest Republican critics of a new law to wipe out the state's $100 billion government worker pension debt argued that the plan should have saved more money or Illinois' temporary income-tax increase that's set to expire will never go away.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:52 PM
CHICAGO, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Illinois Governor Pat Quinn
signed into law on Thursday landmark reforms to the state's
woefully underfunded public pension system, prompting unions to
begin preparing court action to challenge the law.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:01 AM
By Karen Pierog
CHICAGO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Illinois legislators will gather
at the state capitol on Tuesday to decide whether the nation's
worst-funded state pension system is finally ready for reform.
Following years of discussion and study, previous...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield on Tuesday to consider an agreement struck by legislative leaders that aims to fix the state's massive government worker pension as Senate Democrats have become the focal point for intensive lobbying efforts.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:50 PM
From the Evanston Township High School Web site, an announcement about upcoming healthcare discussion:
"On October 13, State Senator Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) will host the fourth of six monthly discussions in his 2013 Critical Issues Series. A forum...