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  • Moody's says court ruling is negative for Illinois pension reform

    Moody's says court ruling is negative for Illinois pension reform
    The Illinois Supreme Court's ruling extending constitutional protection to public sector retiree health care is a negative credit factor for Illinois, Chicago and local governments seeking to alter pension benefits, Moody's Investors Service said on...
  • Illinois unions ask judge to delay new pension law

    Illinois unions ask judge to delay new pension law
    A coalition of labor unions on Monday asked a court in Springfield to prevent a new state law aimed at curbing Illinois’ public employee pension debt from taking effect next month until questions about its constitutionality have been resolved. The...
  • Judge halts Illinois pension reform law

    Judge halts Illinois pension reform law
    SPRINGFIELD — State workers and retirees can breathe a sigh of relief — at least for a while — after a judge on Wednesday delayed the start of a far-reaching overhaul of their pensions until it can be determined whether the measure...
  • 9 mumps cases at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    9 mumps cases at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Nine students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus have been clinically diagnosed with the mumps since returning from spring break, officials said. Dr. Robert Palinkas, director of the U. of I. McKinley Health Center, said the...
  • Retired state workers sue over pension changes

    Retired state workers sue over pension changes
    A group representing retired state workers on Thursday filed the second lawsuit challenging sweeping changes to the state’s public employee pension system, arguing the measure violates a clause in the Illinois Constitution intended to protect...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Cellini sentenced to year and a day in shakedown plot

    Cellini sentenced to year and a day in shakedown plot
    Springfield powerbroker William Cellini was sentenced to a year and day in prison today for his role in corruption tied to imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Cellini, 77, a longtime Republican lobbyist and fundraiser, had operated for years...
  • Puppy trainer to repay families of autistic children, under court agreement

    Puppy trainer to repay families of autistic children, under court agreement
    The owner of a downstate dog training facility has agreed to refund thousands of dollars to families who were promised autism service dogs for their children but never received them, according to a consent judgment expected to be filed Thursday. The...
  • Judge: Illinois can drop Catholic Charities over discrimination

     
    A judge in Sangamon County, Illinois has ruled that the state does not have to renew its foster and adoption contracts with Catholic Charities. Illinois ended the over $30 million dollars in annual contracts last month after Catholic Charities said it...
  • Catholic Charities to appeal Illinois adoption ruling

     
    A lawyer representing Catholic Charities in Illinois has now said they will appeal a circuit judge's recent decision saying that the state was not required to continue contracting adoption and foster services with the religious organization in four...
  • Judge hears arguments in Catholic Charities case

    Judge hears arguments in Catholic Charities case
    SPRINGFIELD -- A Sangamon County judge heard oral arguments today from lawyers representing four Catholic Charities agencies who urged him to prevent the state from severing a partnership that has provided publicly funded foster care and adoption services...