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Illinois Pension Bill

Illinois Pols Approve Pension Reform Bill

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The Illinois House and Senate approved a long-awaited measure on Tuesday to reform the nation's worst-funde...

Tracking Changes in Pension Bill Since June

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.02.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Senate Bill 1 passed the House in May but was defeated in the Senate. Now it's back, in a different form supported by Democrat and Republican legislative leaders, for a possible vote today in Springfield.

Legislative Leaders Move Farther Apart On Pension Fix Bill

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO, June 12 (Reuters) - Just a week before Illinois' legislature is to meet in special session to address the state's $100 billion unfunded pub...

Credit Concerns Rise After State Legislature's Pension Failure

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2013 | Chicago

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, June 3 (Reuters) - Illinois' governor and lawmakers this week hope to revive efforts to address the state's p...

Madigan-Backed Pension Reform Bill Trounced In Senate

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 30 (Reuters) - The Illinois Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly defeated a sweeping reform of the state's sinking public pensio...

Constitutional Concerns Cloud Future Of Pension Reform Bill

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2013 | Chicago

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, May 5 (Reuters) - Now that the Illinois House of Representatives has passed a plan to repair a state pension ...

Sweeping Pension Fix OKed In Narrow House Vote

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Chicago

By JoAnne von Alroth SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 2, (Reuters) - The Illinois House of Representatives in a 62 to 51 vote on Thursday passed...

House Takes Baby Steps To Rein In Public Pension Costs

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 14 (Reuters) - The Illinois House of Representatives continued its piecemeal approach to reforming the state's sagging publ...

Illinois House Votes Down Madigan's Pension Reform Plan

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2013 | Chicago

By Joanne von Alroth SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb 28 (Reuters) - The Illinois House of Representatives on Thursday dealt a setback to effort...

Lawmakers Propose Pension Fix, Unions Threaten Suit

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2013 | Chicago

By Joanne von Alroth SPRINGFIELD, Ill, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Illinois lawmakers unveiled a plan Sunday they believe can fix the state's hu...

Gov. Quinn Confident Latest Pension Reform Bill Will Pass

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Illinois Governor Pat Quinn said on Friday he is optimistic that state lawmakers will pass pension reform legislation nex...

State Lawmakers Unveil New Pension Fix Plan

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2013 | Chicago

By Joanne von Alroth SPRINGFIELD, Ill, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of Illinois lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled a plan to fix ...