Public Employees

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Caliendo: Walker’s Victory Doesn’t Mean Doom For Obama

Political 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.

CBS 2–06/06/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

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.

01/10/2012

Illinois House Floor

Illinois House OK’s Ban On Pension Double-Dipping

The Illinois House has voted to crack down on public pension abuses.

10/27/2011

Illinois State Seal

Illinois Public Information Loophole To Remain

Illinois legislators have voted to keep a loophole in the state’s public information laws, even though Gov. Pat Quinn wanted to close it.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010