Jeanne Ives http://wuis.org en How They Finally Passed A Pension Overhaul http://wuis.org/post/how-they-finally-passed-pension-overhaul <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Illinois General Assembly approved </span><a href="http://ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?GAID=12&amp;GA=98&amp;DocNum=1&amp;DocTypeID=SB&amp;SessionID=85&amp;LegID=68366&amp;SpecSess=&amp;Session=" style="line-height: 1.5;">sweeping cuts</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to state employee pensions Tuesday. The move comes after years of stalemate over how to address a hundred-billion dollar liability — the worst-funded pension plans of any state.</span></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 07:16:27 +0000 Brian Mackey 14275 at http://wuis.org How They Finally Passed A Pension Overhaul