House Personnel and Pensions Committee

Emanuel Pension Plan Clears First Hurdle In Springfield Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to reform two underfunded employee pension systems quickly took its first step toward approval in the Illinois General Assembly on Wednesday.
Illinois House Ends Current Session With No Vote On Pension ReformIllinois lawmakers abruptly adjourned a lame-duck legislative session Tuesday without agreement on how to fix the nation's most dire pension crisis, declining even to vote on the governor's last-ditch effort to let an independent commission sort out the $96 billion mess.
House Committee Backs Pension Reform Plan, But No Floor Vote YetA breakthrough measure to address Illinois' $96 billion pension crisis progressed Monday in the Illinois House, but odds of a final deal before this week's deadline grew slimmer as lawmakers left the Capitol without taking a floor vote.