Illinois pension reform http://tspr.org en Illinois Constitution Protects Retiree Health Insurance http://tspr.org/post/illinois-constitution-protects-retiree-health-insurance <p>The Illinois Supreme Court says the free health insurance enjoyed by state retirees is protected by the Illinois Constitution. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:19:30 +0000 Brian Mackey 55959 at http://tspr.org Illinois Constitution Protects Retiree Health Insurance Pension Decision Will Wait Until At Least December http://tspr.org/post/pension-decision-will-wait-until-least-december <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/card_280/public/201312/pensions.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;&#160;</span>It could be December before a judge decides on the legality of Illinois' pension overhaul law for at least another five months. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:48:24 +0000 Hannah Meisel 55621 at http://tspr.org Pension Decision Will Wait Until At Least December General Assembly Adjourns With Much Undone http://tspr.org/post/general-assembly-adjourns-much-undone <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="House Speaker Michael Madigan addresses his colleagues at the close of the Illinois General Assembly&#039;s spring session." data-attribution="Credit Brian Mackey/WUIS" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201405/2014-05-30-Madigan-posst-session.jpg" alt="" /><p>The General Assembly finished its legislative session shortly after midnight Saturday, approving a billion-dollar road construction program.<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wuis/audio/2014/05/2014-05-31-adjourn-WUIS Mon, 02 Jun 2014 12:13:25 +0000 Brian Mackey 54205 at http://tspr.org General Assembly Adjourns With Much Undone Unintended Consequences of Pension Reform http://tspr.org/post/unintended-consequences-pension-reform <p>Illinois’ pension reform has pushed hundreds of state employees into early retirement. It’s also canceling an annual celebration in Macomb. Mon, 19 May 2014 17:24:39 +0000 Emily Boyer 53442 at http://tspr.org Unintended Consequences of Pension Reform Pension Delay Comes Too Late For Some WIU Employees http://tspr.org/post/pension-delay-comes-too-late-some-wiu-employees <p>The implementation of Illinois’ pension reform has been delayed by an <a href="http://tristatesradio.com/post/legal-setback-illinois-pension-reform">injunction </a>issued by a Sangamon County Judge.</p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 15:32:58 +0000 Emily Boyer 53242 at http://tspr.org Pension Delay Comes Too Late For Some WIU Employees