Jon Burge

Former Chicago Cop Jon Burge To Keep Pension

Disgraced former Police Lt. Jon Burge will get to keep is nearly $3,100 a month pension, a sharply divided panel decided on Thursday.


Mayor Richard M. Daley (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Daley Warns Lawmakers Against Pension Bill

Mayor Richard Daley is speaking out against legislation he says could hit Chicago homeowners and businesses hard, while trying to shore up employee pension funds.


Governor Pat Quinn (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Democrats Pull Back Quinn’s Pension Borrowing Plan

Illinois Senate Democrats bowed to Republican pressure and are not yet calling for a vote on Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to borrow money to pay pensions.