| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Filling an upcoming vacancy in the Illinois State Senate with a Republican is among the initial goals for the new leader of the New Trier …
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Where do our lawmakers stand on the issue of legislative scholarships -- those tuition waivers that members of the state house and senate have traditionally been allowed to dispense to constituents? As part of the renewed effort to abolish that...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:52 PM
CHICAGO, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Illinois Governor Pat Quinn
signed into law on Thursday landmark reforms to the state's
woefully underfunded public pension system, prompting unions to
begin preparing court action to challenge the law.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:01 AM
By Karen Pierog
CHICAGO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Illinois legislators will gather
at the state capitol on Tuesday to decide whether the nation's
worst-funded state pension system is finally ready for reform.
Following years of discussion and study, previous...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield on Tuesday to consider an agreement struck by legislative leaders that aims to fix the state's massive government worker pension as Senate Democrats have become the focal point for intensive lobbying efforts.