Illinois pension crisis

Ongoing Saga
5:56 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Illinois Pension Committee Will Miss Deadline

A rare bipartisan committee comprised of equal members of the Illinois House and Senate met for the second time in Chicago to discuss possible solutions to Illinois' underfunded pension systems.
Credit Amanda Vinicky/Illinois Public Radio

The leader of a special legislative panel formed to come up with a solution to Illinois’ pension crisis said there's no way to meet the governor’s July 9 deadline.

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Cynicism Surrounds Project
1:35 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Tracy Ready to Work on Pensions

Representative Jil Tracy calls the pension conference committee "a last ditch effort."
Credit http://jiltracy.com/at-capitol.php

State Representative Jil Tracy (R- Quincy) is calling the pension reform conference committee formed by the Illinois General Assembly's special session "a last ditch effort."

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Pension Issue Needs Resolution
5:56 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Special Session for Illinois Legislature

The Illinois Capitol Building

Illinois lawmakers will be back in Springfield on June 19 after Governor Pat Quinn announced a special session of the state legislature Thursday.

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Pension Crisis
8:23 am
Fri May 17, 2013

IL Colleges to Pay for Employees' Pensions

Although they're facing budget cuts, universities and community colleges have said they're willing to begin taking on employees' pension costs.

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Backs Senate Version over House Plan
3:50 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Sen. Sullivan on Pension Reform Bills

State Senator John Sullivan
Credit Rich Egger

A state lawmaker from Western Illinois says the Senate version of pension reform can make it through both chambers of the general assembly.

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