Illinois legislators will return to Springfield this week. It will be their first meeting this year.
Illinois will see its budget deficit grow despite the recently-passed pension law.
A report from the University of Illinois' Institute of Government and Public Affairs lays out options for lawmakers if they want to put Illinois on a path toward fiscal stability.
A study by the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs provides some new ideas on what can be done about the state's soaring pension expenses.
Report co-author Jeffrey Brown said it's important to look for savings while at the same time maintaining a retirement package that's competitive.