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Posted by: | Mon, 22 Feb 2016 11:39:09 GMT | View Comments

Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, and House Speaker Michael

Rauner visits peoria, talks reforms and business, And tort and pension reform. then rauner says, he’ll foot the bill to travel the world. “i want to go to go to germany, china, japan, korean, uk, candida, brazil and recruit companies to come to illinois, and we’re going to do that on a very.

Former gov. edgar's 'compromise' pension plan led to illinois fiscal crisis, In reality, all the edgar ramp did was pass the growing pension crisis from one governor to the next. that’s because edgar’s plan didn’t structurally reform pensions. instead, it created a 50-year repayment schedule that saved illinois politicians.

Our view: putting off reform is a risky decision, Mark dayton ultimately vetoed it, adding pension reform to the 2017 agenda. the vetoed legislation would have done relatively little to address the billion-dollar problem. but a wait-’til-next-year approach is risky. other states, notably illinois.

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Illinois Pension Reform: Three Wrongs Do Not Make a Right

The Illinois State Capitol building. (Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune)
Posted by | Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:33:05 GMT | View Comments

Illinois pension reform: three wrongs do not make a right - In may 2015, the illinois supreme court invalidated a 2013 state pension reform law as violating the illinois constitution. the court held that this new reform conflicted with a section of the state constitution protecting “[m]embership in any pension or.

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Rauner Visits Peoria, Talks Reforms and Business

The Illinois State Capitol building. (Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune)
Posted by | Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:16:00 GMT | View Comments

Rauner visits peoria, talks reforms and business - And tort and pension reform. then rauner says, he’ll foot the bill to travel the world. “i want to go to go to germany, china, japan, korean, uk, candida, brazil and recruit companies to come to illinois, and we’re going to do that on a very.

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Former Gov. Edgar's 'compromise' pension plan led to Illinois fiscal crisis

The Illinois State Capitol building. (Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune)
Posted by | Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:17:00 GMT | View Comments

Former gov. edgar's 'compromise' pension plan led to illinois fiscal crisis - In reality, all the edgar ramp did was pass the growing pension crisis from one governor to the next. that’s because edgar’s plan didn’t structurally reform pensions. instead, it created a 50-year repayment schedule that saved illinois politicians.

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Our View: Putting off reform is a risky decision

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Posted by | Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2016 08:18:00 GMT | View Comments

Our view: putting off reform is a risky decision - Mark dayton ultimately vetoed it, adding pension reform to the 2017 agenda. the vetoed legislation would have done relatively little to address the billion-dollar problem. but a wait-’til-next-year approach is risky. other states, notably illinois.

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Speaker Madigan again cancels Illinois House session; Rauner will evaluate options

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Posted by | Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:20:00 GMT | View Comments

Speaker madigan again cancels illinois house session; rauner will evaluate options - The republican governor, who’s said previously that he doesn’t think a special session will be productive, made the comments shortly after democratic house speaker michael madigan canceled another session of the illinois house scheduled for wednesday..

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McHenry County Board votes to end members' participation in IMRF

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Posted by | Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:03:00 GMT | View Comments

Mchenry county board votes to end members' participation in imrf - Woodstock – without a word of comment, all 24 members of the mchenry county board voted to end participation in the illinois municipal retirement increased to 10 years in 2011 as part of a pension reform package approved by state lawmakers..

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Chicago property owners to receive massive tax increase

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Posted by | Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2016 22:08:00 GMT | View Comments

Chicago property owners to receive massive tax increase - As governor rauner discoveredf when the illinois supreme court nixed his pension reform plan that included a small cut in benefits and a greater contribution by workers. so the powerful municipal unions will continue to see many retirees with six-figure.

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