Senate Bill 1313 http://tspr.org en Illinois House Votes to Eliminate Perk for Retirees http://tspr.org/post/illinois-house-votes-eliminate-perk-retirees <p>Longtime state employees in Illinois would no longer be able get free health insurance&nbsp; when they retire under legislation <a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=1313&amp;GAID=11&amp;DocTypeID=SB&amp;LegId=57042&amp;SessionID=84&amp;GA=97" target="_blank">(SB 1313</a>) approved by the Illinois House on May 9.</p><p>The&nbsp; vote is part of a push to cut pension benefits for government retirees.&nbsp; The governor, House speaker and other politicians want to save money&nbsp; by cutting pensions, health care and other costs.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 23:33:09 +0000 Rich Egger 14841 at http://tspr.org Illinois House Votes to Eliminate Perk for Retirees