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  • Murky mess at Illinois Capitol as higher stakes loom

    Murky mess at Illinois Capitol as higher stakes loom
    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday admitted he's not sure his plan to cut government worker pension costs is legal and suggested legislators may need to pass a bunch of laws to see what sticks.
  • How to catch up on the pension crisis (if you haven't been listening for the past 10 years)

    How to catch up on the pension crisis (if you haven't been listening for the past 10 years)
    Explain this pension thing to me, please. As the newest member of the Tribune Editorial Board, I knew coming in about a month ago that I was enrolling in a crash-course on the Illinois pension crisis. Trouble is, there’s so much homework I&...

    Rauner sticks to his pension approach despite questions about legality

    Rauner sticks to his pension approach despite questions about legality
    Gov. Bruce Rauner is sticking to his plan to reduce retirement benefits for government workers, even after a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling severely limited options for cutting state pension costs, administration officials said Wednesday. That...

    Illinois legislators skeptical about new pension deal this spring

    Illinois lawmakers expressed skepticism Wednesday that they'll be able to pass a new pension reform bill this spring, despite pressure from Gov. Bruce Rauner and major credit rating agencies to quickly replace the 2013 overhaul that the state Supreme...

    PA Senate passes pension bill amid legal concerns, iffy $18 billion savings

    PA Senate passes pension bill amid legal concerns, iffy $18 billion savings
    HARRISBURG — On a near party-line vote that angered unions, the Republican-controlled Senate approved a pension bill Wednesday that reduces government's share of workers' retirement benefits to save taxpayers $18.2 billion over 30 years. But the...