Illinois pension system


Illinois to Refund Retiree Health Care Money

75,000 state workers to see portion of $60 million payout


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Pat Quinn a Porker?

Illinois governor is up for dubious national honor, says Citizens Against Goverment Waste


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Changes Coming to Ill. Retiree Health Care

“Just to have automatic payment of health care premiums for all that are retired is not really a good way to go.”


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Fixing The Pension Mess: Ill. Gov. Quinn’s Plan

Proposal would raise state employee retirement age to 67 & make employees pay 3% more toward retirement.


Pensioners, Getty Image, Christopher Furlong

Increased Contributions to Illinois Pension System

Henry Bayer, executive director of AFSCME Council 31, says that’s a key component of paying down the $85 billion liability.


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