University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs http://tristatesradio.com en A Slow Start for the Illinois Legislature http://tristatesradio.com/post/slow-start-illinois-legislature <p>Illinois legislators will return to Springfield this week.&nbsp; It will be their first meeting this year. Sun, 26 Jan 2014 20:36:50 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 47357 at http://tristatesradio.com A Slow Start for the Illinois Legislature Pension Reform Won’t Help Illinois Budget http://tristatesradio.com/post/pension-reform-won-t-help-illinois-budget <p>Illinois will see its budget deficit grow despite the recently-passed pension law. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:33:43 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 47084 at http://tristatesradio.com Pension Reform Won’t Help Illinois Budget Illinois Budget Pressures Won’t Ease http://tristatesradio.com/post/illinois-budget-pressures-won-t-ease <p>A report from the University of Illinois' Institute of Government and Public Affairs lays out options for lawmakers if they want to put Illinois on a path toward fiscal stability. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:44:30 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 43024 at http://tristatesradio.com Illinois Budget Pressures Won’t Ease Recommendations for Pension System http://tristatesradio.com/post/recommendations-pension-system <p>A study by the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs provides some new ideas on what can be done about the state&#39;s soaring pension expenses.</p><p>Report co-author Jeffrey Brown said it&#39;s important to look for savings while at the same time maintaining a retirement package that&#39;s competitive.</p> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:40:23 +0000 Rich Egger 10518 at http://tristatesradio.com Recommendations for Pension System