Retirement Age

Illinois State Capitol

Lawmakers Get Details Of Pension Reform Plan; Could Vote Tuesday

Illinois’ legislative leaders briefed other lawmakers Friday on details of a breakthrough agreement for solving the state’s $100 billion pension crisis, leaving them four days to study the plan before facing a vote that could be crucial for the state’s financial condition and their own re-election plans.

11/29/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn, 8th Graders

New Pension Reform Bill Clears House Committee

A plan to cut government pensions and shift some retirement costs to schools has cleared its first hurdle in the Illinois Legislature.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Dan Rutherford

Rutherford: Tough Road Ahead For Quinn’s Pension Plan

Now that the governor has finally unveiled a plan to tackle the state’s pension crisis, one top Republican is predicting a tough road ahead.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

Workers Generic

Older Workers Staying On The Job Much Longer

Baby boomers are staying on the job much longer by their sheer numbers, because they’re in better shape than previous generations, and due to the recent economic downturn.

WBBM Newsradio–02/07/2012