The four leaders of Illinois' General Assembly have crafted a new plan for changing the state's retirement systems.
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.
State Representative Elaine Nekritz (D-Northbrook) is careful these days when she talks about the status of pension deliberations.
Illinois is seeing results in changes the state made a couple years ago to its workers compensation system. But a Republican lawmaker said it's still not enough.
After plenty of squabbles, negotiating, and even name-calling, it took less than an hour for House Republicans to elect Representative Jim Durkin of Western Springs as their new leader.