Mike Madigan http://tspr.org en Governor's Tax Plan Fails Among House Democrats http://tspr.org/post/governors-tax-plan-fails-among-house-democrats <p>Illinois lawmakers are going back to the drawing board on a state spending plan. Wed, 21 May 2014 22:59:28 +0000 Brian Mackey 53604 at http://tspr.org Governor's Tax Plan Fails Among House Democrats Labor Takes One On The Chin from Illinois Democrats http://tspr.org/post/labor-takes-one-chin-illinois-democrats <p></p><p>Illinois’ friends of labor must be feeling a double-whammy double-cross , as Gov. Pat Quinn last month terminated the state’s contract with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and House Speaker Mike Madigan revived his dormant resolution to limit raises to people who work for the state.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:05:53 +0000 Bill Knight 25360 at http://tspr.org Labor Takes One On The Chin from Illinois Democrats Illinois Goes After Retiree Health Insurance http://tspr.org/post/illinois-goes-after-retiree-health-insurance <p>Retired state and public university employees in Illinois will have to pitch in for their health insurance under a measure approved by an Illinois House committee.<br /><br />Free health insurance is a benefit given to retirees who worked long careers in Illinois government. Legislators who serve as little as four years also get free health care when they retire.<br /> Thu, 03 May 2012 02:07:12 +0000 Rich Egger 14468 at http://tspr.org Illinois Goes After Retiree Health Insurance