State Pension System

Illinois State Capitol

Taxpayer Group: 11,000 State Retirees Get Six-Figure Pensions

A taxpayer group that monitors the state’s pension problems said there are more retired state workers than ever drawing pensions of more than $100,000 per year.


Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn’s New Pension Plan Would Increase Contributions, Raise Retirement Age

Gov. Pat Quinn announced a pension plan Friday that he says will fix the state’s overtaxed and underfunded public pension system.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012