session 2013 http://wuis.org en Pension Solution Eludes Top Democrats ... Still http://wuis.org/post/pension-solution-eludes-top-democrats-still <p>Even as the legislative session winds down -- its last day is Friday -- there's no agreement on a solution to the state's pension problem. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>It's not like the problem came out of nowhere.&nbsp; The $100 billion dollars of unfunded liability accumulated over decades.</p><p>And legislators have been talking about what to do about it for years.&nbsp;&nbsp; Especially this session.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 3458 at http://wuis.org Pension Solution Eludes Top Democrats ... Still Four Days Left And Pensions, Guns, Gambling Unresolved http://wuis.org/post/four-days-left-and-pensions-guns-gambling-unresolved <p></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 12:33:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 3316 at http://wuis.org Four Days Left And Pensions, Guns, Gambling Unresolved A Full Legislative Agenda With Only Five Days Left http://wuis.org/post/full-legislative-agenda-only-five-days-left <p></p><p>There are five days left in the Illinois General Assembly's spring session. Legislators have a lot of work ahead of them. &nbsp;The House adjourns on Memorial Day at noon; the Senate convenes at 4 p.m.</p><p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> Mon, 27 May 2013 01:13:46 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 3285 at http://wuis.org A Full Legislative Agenda With Only Five Days Left