- Pension plan goes to Illinois House, Senate Updated: Dec-02-13 7:28 pm
- Political pressures impacted state health exchange Updated: Nov-24-13 12:27 pm
- President Obama calls Gov. Quinn after tornadoes Updated: Nov-18-13 6:53 pm
- Lawmakers leave many Quinn priorities unresolved Updated: Nov-10-13 1:56 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A bipartisan committee of lawmakers has approved a plan to deal with Illinois' $100 billion pension problem. The measure now heads to the House and Senate for consideration.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Most states led by Democratic governors have opted to run their own online health insurance marketplaces as part of the Affordable Care Act. But in President Barack Obama's home state, Gov. Pat Quinn pushed unsuccessfully for three years for a state-run marketplace, so Illinois residents now must rely on a crippled federal website.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Illinois Legislature wrapped up its official 2013 calendar last week after voting to legalize gay marriage, but it made little progress on fixing the state's pension crisis, gun control, ethics reform and other parts of Gov. Pat Quinn's agenda.