IL Supreme Court Rules Health Benefits Part of Pension

The IL Supreme Court today ruled that retirement health care benefits within the State pension systems are to be considered part of pension benefits that can not be constitutionally diminished or reduced. Paragraph 40 [Emphasis mine] ~ Although some of the benefits are governed by a group health insurance statute and others are covered by the […]

Gov. Quinn Introduces Squeezy, the Pension Python

Gov. Quinn introduces Squeezy, the pension python and its associated website The website gives Quinn’s take on the Pension Crisis. His mission is Halt the increasing pension pressure on the budget and its far-reaching effects NOW because it can’t wait Ensure retirement security for our teachers and others Secure the Illinois that we want […]