Illinois Supreme Court on Friday struck down a 2013 law that sought to fix the nation’s worst government-employee pension crisis, a ruling that forces the state to find another way to overcome a massive budget deficit.
With just three days to go, lawmakers are inching along on a solution to Illinois’ nearly $100 billion pension crisis
Political Reporter Niall Stanage from TheHill.com joined Jon on this morning’s broadcast to talk about the Fiscal Cliff Resolution that lawmakers came up with yesterday.
Stenger says budget problems aren’t as bad as County Executive claims.
Operating Engineers Local 150 says the new jobs aren’t necessary.
Quinn scheduled a news conference for Thursday afternoon in Chicago.
Illinois’ state budget mess is hampering efforts to organize this year’s state fair in southern Illinois.
Fleming Pharmaceuticals produces potassium iodide, for use in “nuclear emergencies”.