2 Investigators, BGA: ‘Prince Of Pensions’ On Rauner Transition Team Bruce Rauner campaigned on the promise of government reform and fixing Illinois' pension system, but CBS 2 and the BGA found that Rauner appointed Glenn Poshard, a 1998 candidate for governor, to his transition team, even though Poshard's government pensions are among the highest in Illinois.
CPS Retirees Pick Up Pension Checks After DelayCPS retirees hit the line early Saturday morning to pick up their pension checks.
CTU Head Karen Lewis Calls For Tax On Stock, Futures Transactions To Pay PensionsThe head of the Chicago Teachers Union is touting a tax on stock trades and other transactions to help close a pension gap without cutting benefits for retired teachers.
Emanuel Makes Changes To Pension Bill Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he’s working hard to get state lawmakers to approve the pension deal that seems to have stalled in Springfield last week.
Budget Watchdog Has Plan To Fix State FinancesMore than three weeks ahead of the governor’s budget address, a government watchdog group has issued its own plan for bringing state finances back to good health.
Chicago Labor Unions Form Coalition To Protect PensionsChicago Labor Unions just announced a new coalition, We Are One Chicago, designed to defend the pensions of city employees and retirees, reports WBBM's Kimberly Easton.
Quinn: No Tax Break For ADM Until Pension Deal Gov. Pat Quinn said he will veto any legislation with special tax incentives to get Archer Daniels Midland Company to keep its global headquarters in Illinois until legislators approve a fix for the state's nearly $100 billion pension crisis.
Quinn Says Pension Panel's Framework Is 'Positive' Gov. Pat Quinn says the outline of a pension reform proposal from a bipartisan panel is "positive indeed."
Quinn Bars Benefits To Ex-Transit Board Members Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that prevents transit board members from receiving taxpayer-funded health care and pension benefits after they leave the boards.
Bill Daley Calls For Campaign Donation Ban During Legislative SessionsA Democratic hopeful in the governor's race says money is the root of a lot of evil, at least in the eyes of the electorate, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Fired As Chicago Cops — And Collecting City PensionsThirty-two Chicago police officers who were fired from the department or who quit while facing firing since 2004 have been collecting city pension that cost more than $1.2 million a year.
Ill. Legislature Agrees To Form Committee To Solve Pension CrisisCBS 2's Chief Correspondent Jay Levine takes a look at what the 10 member conference committee appointed today hopes to accomplish.
Quinn To Meet With Madigan, Cullerton On Monday Governor Quinn has finally connected with House Speaker Mike Madigan to discuss pensions…and WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports that he’s hoping for more progress next week.
Report: Reinsdorf Opposes Plan To Eliminate PensionsWhite Sox Owner Jerry Reinsdorf is opposing a plan by MLB owners to eliminate pensions for all non-uniformed personnel, according to a report by ESPN.
State Sen. Wants Casino Revenue To Go To Police, Fire PensionsState Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-Chicago) said 20 percent of the revenue of the city-owned casino in Chicago should go to the city’s police and fire pension funds.