Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Appeals Court Denies Quinn’s Latest Bid To Block Lawmakers’ Pay

Gov. Pat Quinn lost another round in his bid to block lawmakers’ paychecks until they send him a pension reform plan, when the Illinois Appellate Court denied his request to stop legislators from getting paid.


Gov. Pat Quinn. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Lawmakers Take Quinn To Court Over Pay Freeze

It’s an old saying: A day’s pay for a day’s work.


Illinois State Capitol

Topinka Won’t Pay Lawmakers’ Salaries, But Slams Quinn Veto As ‘Blackmail’

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka said Thursday that she has no choice but to withhold lawmakers’ paychecks, citing a precedent-setting court case that bars her from paying state employees without a budget appropriation or court order.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Quinn Suspends Lawmakers’ Pay Over Pension Stalemate

Seeking to pressure lawmakers into acting on comprehensive pension reform, Gov. Pat Quinn used his budgetary veto powers on Wednesday to suspend legislative salaries until they come up with a plan.


U.S. Capitol Dome

Payroll Tax Left Out Of Fiscal Cliff Deal

Instead of paying four percent on the first $110 thousand dollars earned, workers will pay six percent.


Workers at the CPS Alsip plant recently protested a delay in their paychecks. (CBS)

Some Alsip Workers Who Complained About Checks Get Sacked

Employees of a company that did not pay workers for weeks say they have been laid off in retaliation for going to the media. The company disagrees.


Alsip Sit-In

Alsip Workers Stage Sit-In As They Wait For Paychecks

They were promised paychecks by Tuesday, but workers in southwest suburban Alsip still haven’t been paid. Now they are at a sit-in waiting for their money. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

CBS 2–12/21/2010