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Illinois Pension Vote

Illinois Pension Fight Will Be Heading To Courts, Unions Vow

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 12.04.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The passage of a landmark bill to address Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension crisis means the yearslong fight over how t...

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...

Lawmakers Convening Special Session On Pension Reform

AP | KERRY LESTER and SARA BURNETT | Posted 12.03.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers were poised Tuesday to vote on a plan to solve the state's $100 billion pension crisis — a proposal ma...

Pension Reform Snarled In Politics With Deadline Looming

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Chicago

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, May 28 (Reuters) - With less than a week left to go in Illinois' spring legislative session, ...

Illinois Dragging Its Feet On Worst-In-Nation Pension Crisis

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 12.30.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Illinois, a state with a reputation for political wheeling and dealing, backroom handshakes and 11th-hour bargains, is dragging its feet on...