Public Employees

Caliendo: Walker's Victory Doesn't Mean Doom For ObamaPolitical analyst Stephen Caliendo says controversial Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s victory in the recall election Tuesday does not mean doom for President Barack Obama’s reelection hopes – although it does reflect an ongoing change in how organized labor is perceived.
Gov. Quinn: Fix Pensions 'Once And For All'Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn pledged Tuesday to reform the public employee pension system "once and for all" this spring.
Illinois House OK's Ban On Pension Double-DippingThe Illinois House has voted to crack down on public pension abuses.
Illinois Public Information Loophole To RemainIllinois legislators have voted to keep a loophole in the state's public information laws, even though Gov. Pat Quinn wanted to close it.