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  • Pension abuse reform advances in Illinois House

    Pension abuse reform advances in Illinois House
    SPRINGFIELD — State lawmakers on Wednesday advanced reform legislation aimed at thwarting lucrative pension abuses by some labor leaders. Inspired by disclosures in Tribune/WGN-TV investigations, a key provision aims to end the practice of labor...
  • Pension abuse reform legislation advances in House

    SPRINGFIELD — State lawmakers on Wednesday advanced reform legislation aimed at thwarting lucrative pension abuses by some labor leaders. Inspired by disclosures in Tribune/WGN-TV investigations, a key provision aims to end the practice of labor...
  • Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor

    Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor
    Gov. Pat Quinn met behind closed doors with legislative leaders today to talk jobs and economic growth, floating a plan that would increase the state’s earned income tax credit for low-income families and close some corporate tax loopholes. The...
  • Cullerton says progress being made on business tax relief deal

    Cullerton says progress being made on business tax relief deal
    Senate President John Cullerton said Thursday that progress is being made toward a broad deal to pair tax breaks for the city’s financial exchanges with relief for smaller businesses and individual taxpayers. Legislative leaders, who meet privately...
  • Quinn close on deal to avoid facility closures

    Quinn close on deal to avoid facility closures
    Gov. Pat Quinn said Wednesday that he’s close to a deal with lawmakers that would keep seven state facilities open through the end of the budget year and prevent 1,900 layoffs. Quinn said his office has been working with legislative budget leaders...
  • Quinn calls special session on pension reform Aug. 17

    Quinn calls special session on pension reform Aug. 17
    Gov. Pat Quinn today called for a special session of the General Assembly on Aug. 17 to take up pension reform. "It's time to vote," Quinn said of lawmakers. "See you in Springfield." The Illinois House already was scheduled to be in that day to deal...
  • Pension reform elusive in Illinois

    Pension reform elusive in Illinois
    When lawmakers left the Statehouse at the end of May, the problem of fixing the nation's most underfunded state public employee pension system was left unresolved amid myriad political concerns and divides. Despite Gov.Pat Quinn's decision to call...
  • Quinn signs so-called Facebook bill into law

    Quinn signs so-called Facebook bill into law
    Illinois employers no longer will be allowed to ask for their workers’ passwords to social networking sites under a measure Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Wednesday. Dubbed “the Facebook bill,” the legislation is designed to protect the...
  • Illinois Republicans rip Democrats ahead of pension special session

    Illinois Republicans rip Democrats ahead of pension special session
    SPRINGFIELD --- Republicans leaders today wasted no time laying the blame for the state's financial woes at the feet of powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan and his fellow Democrats, saying that now is the time to act like adults and pass sorely...
  • Public pensions deal in the works

    Public pensions deal in the works
    SPRINGFIELD — State government workers, teachers, university employees and lawmakers could see their annual pension increases scaled back but might not have to pay more toward their retirement or work longer under an emerging plan aimed at...
  • Madigan makes room for deal

    Madigan makes room for deal
    SPRINGFIELD — As lawmakers head toward adjournment Thursday night, Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan paved the way for a comprehensive government worker pension reform plan by dropping his demand that suburban and Downstate school districts...