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Illinois Teacher Pensions

Teacher Pension Fund's Unfunded Liability Grows

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Illinois's Teachers' Retirement System, the state's biggest public pension fund, said on Friday that its unfunded liabil...

State Senate OKs Another Small Pension Reform Piece

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 20 (Reuters) - The Illinois Senate passed another small piece of pension reform on Wednesday with a measure aimed at squeez...

Madigan Strikes Last-Minute Deal To Pass Pension Reforms

Posted 05.31.2012 | Chicago

As the clock ticks in Springfield for Illinois to establish a new pension deal before lawmakers conclude their spring session Thursday, House Speaker ...

Downstate Schools Could Be Crippled By Teacher Pension Change

Posted 05.08.2012 | Chicago

A report released last week by the Illinois Policy Institute includes findings that seem to support Gov. Pat Quinn's suggestions that schools should b...

Why An Increase In Higher Education Funding Won't Help Students

Posted 03.27.2012 | Chicago

Illinois is increasing higher education spending by 12 percent this year, but that money won't benefit in-state students. Illinois State University re...