Illinois Supeme Court http://wuis.org en Supreme Court Consolidates Pension Lawsuits http://wuis.org/post/supreme-court-consolidates-pension-lawsuits-0 <p></p><p>The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered that four lawsuits challenging Illinois' new pension reform law be consolidated. &nbsp;</p><p>The March 3 order transfers the case filed by a group of retired teachers in Cook County Circuit Court to Sangamon County Circuit Court, where the three other cases were filed. &nbsp;</p><p>The court says all of the cases will be heard together in Springfield. &nbsp;<br />Each of the groups' lawsuits share the common claim that the new pension reform plan violates the state constitution, which says benefits may not be diminished or impaired. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:45:21 +0000 Associated Press 20083 at http://wuis.org Supreme Court Consolidates Pension Lawsuits Quinn Asking Supreme Court To Back Him In Lawmaker Pay Dispute http://wuis.org/post/quinn-asking-supreme-court-back-him-lawmaker-pay-dispute <p></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:16:30 +0000 Associated Press 10146 at http://wuis.org Quinn Asking Supreme Court To Back Him In Lawmaker Pay Dispute