Gov. Quinn Names Comptroller to Replace TopinkaOutgoing Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn tapped a member of his inner circle Friday to temporarily replace late Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
Illinois' Aging Population Further Strains State CoffersFor one, the aging population is rising as people live longer. State budget chief Jerry Stermer says there are costs associated with that.
Quinn Not Giving Up Hope on Special SessionIllinois lawmakers have been called back to the Capitol with orders to work on the state's massive pension problem.