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Pensions in Illinois

Leaders In Conflict Over Pension Reform After Meeting

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2013 | Chicago

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, June 10 (Reuters) - The Illinois public pension system, the worst funded among U.S. states, will be tackled w...

Path To Pension Reform Even Trickier Thanks To Statehouse Inaction

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 06.01.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn had claimed he was "put on earth" to solve the nation's worst pension crisis, but the goal eluded him onc...

Pension Reform Showdown Looms As Union-Backed Plan Advances

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 8 (Reuters) - An Illinois Senate committee on Wednesday passed a union-backed plan to reduce the state's nearly $100 billion ...

Pension Fix Faces Political, Legal Hurdles

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2013 | Chicago

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, April 7 (Reuters) - Illinois lawmakers begin a two-month push on Monday to enact major pension reform, under ...

Illinois House OKs Major Pension Reform Bill

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2013 | Chicago

By Joanne von Alroth SPRINGFIELD, Ill. March 21 (Reuters) - The Illinois House on Thursday voted to drastically limit ...

State House OKs Pension Payment Cap, Avoids Bigger Reforms

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2013 | Chicago

By Renita Young SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 7 (Reuters) - The Illinois House of Representatives on Thursday took the firs...

Gov. Quinn Urges Action, Offers No Plan On Pension Fix

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Chicago

By Joanne von Alroth SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb 6 (Reuters) - Governor Pat Quinn said on Wednesday that Illinois is at a "...