Imprisoned Hastert Fights for Tax-Covered PensionThe ex-U.S. House speaker is now pointing to a technicality to argue that a state body should restore his $17,000-a-year teacher's pension that it yanked after his April 27 sentencing.
Dierberg's Union Accepts Contract, Shop 'n Save Members Vote TonightThe contract is said to be the same deal approved by Schnucks last week.
Retired Teamsters Return Home After Rallying to Save Pensions400,000 nationwide face 20 to 70 percent cuts.
Retired Teamsters Rally in Washington to Save PensionsSome could see over 50% reductions.
Pension Bill on Hold Despite Rauner, Cullerton AgreementRauner announced last month that he's backing a Cullerton plan to give workers a choice in retirement benefits as a way to chip away at Illinois' $111 billion unfunded pension liability.
The Latest: Madigan Says He's Open to New Pension DealHouse Speaker Michael Madigan says he's open to considering a new pension overhaul and is ``anxious'' to see legislation.
Rauner Backs Democrats' Pension Plan With Union MeasureIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday that he would support a top Democrat's proposal to tackle Illinois' pension crisis, as long as it includes a union-weakening provision aimed at collective bargaining.
Illinois' Unfunded Pension Liability Now up to $111 BillionIllinois must pay an additional $291 million into the state pension system over the next fiscal year in order to continue whittling away at its $111 billion unfunded liability, according to a new legislative report.
East St. Louis Sued by Police, Fire Pension FundsCity Manager Alvin Parks Jr. says that East St. Louis is considering seeking a loan to help replenish the funds and its own $5.9 million budget deficit.
Slay: Prop S Money Helped Pay $400 Million Police, Fire PensionsSt. Louis Mayor Francis Slay was on the Mark Reardon show Tuesday to talk about where the money from a 2008 tax revenue went.
500 Illinois State Troopers Missed PaydayA spokesman for the comptroller's office attributed the problem to employees on direct deposit having changed banks recently.
Illinois Justices Overturn State's Landmark 2013 Pension Law 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.