Illinois attorney general files notice of appeal in pension case

Illinois attorney general files notice of appeal in pension case
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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan,s office on Wednesday filed its notice of appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court of last week,s ruling that the state…

Should we worry about the unions’ “commitment… to develop a fair and constitutional solution to fund the state’s retirement systems” after the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling?

Should we worry about the unions’ “commitment… to develop a fair and constitutional solution to fund the state’s retirement systems” after the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling?
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“…Going forward, our union coalition repeats our longstanding commitment to work with anyone of good faith to develop a fair and constitutional solution to fund the state’s retirement systems” (The Illinois Education Association, November 25, 2014).

Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar » Long-term debt is not short-term debt

Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar » Long-term debt is not short-term debt
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Of course, the Illinois Supreme Court could rule that the crisis is so extreme that the state’s emergency powers allow it to reshape pensions on their own.

Rauner on Illinois Pensions: ‘Don’t Change History’

Rauner on Illinois Pensions: ‘Don’t Change History’
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Gov.-Elect Bruce Rauner changed his tune to defend retired state employee’s pensions on Monday, remarking that it’s most important to ‘protect what is done—don’t change history.

Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar » Raters react to pension ruling

Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar » Raters react to pension ruling
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Moody’s Investor Service said in an announcement released Monday the [Sangamon County judicial ruling on pension reform], if upheld, would speed the growth of debt for one of one of the worst-funded pension…

Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar » Raters react to pension ruling

Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar » Raters react to pension ruling
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Moody’s Investor Service said in an announcement released Monday the [Sangamon County judicial ruling on pension reform], if upheld, would speed the growth of debt for one of one of the worst-funded pension…

David H. Webber: Protecting public pension investments

David H. Webber: Protecting public pension investments
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Across the country, public pension funds are financing companies that privatize their own workers’ jobs.

THIS JUST IN…Judge orders permanent stay on pension law

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A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge ruled Friday that Illinois’ pension reform law passed last year is unconstitutional.

Judge KO’s pension law

Judge KO’s pension law
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SPRINGFIELD — A judge on Friday struck down the state’s landmark pension law that sought to fix Illinois’ $104.6 billion government retirement system debt, declaring the measure unconstitutional and clearing a path for a showdown in the Illinois Supreme Court.

Illinois pension case likely headed to high court

Illinois pension case likely headed to high court
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A judge’s ruling on the constitutionality of Illinois’ landmark pension overhaul could determine how quickly the matter goes before the state