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AP - Illinois Public Media News - November 21, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Judge Rules Illinois’ Pension Law Unconstitutional

By The Associated Press

Several legal challenges to the pension law were consolidated in Sangamon County. The county's courthouse is in downtown Springfield.

An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state Constitution.

Categories: Economics, Government, Law



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 17, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Gifford Recovers in 2014, Looks Ahead

by Jeff Bossert

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A home destroyed by the November 2013 tornado in Gifford.

Monday marks a year since a half-mile wide tornado tore through the Champaign County town of Gifford. But a visit today to the community of 1,000 shows many signs of resilience.

Categories: Economics, Government


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 13, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

U of I Trustees Wrap-Up: $180K Bonus For Easter, Gov. Quinn’s Budget Pitch, Med School Plans

By Hannah Meisel, With Additional Reporting from the Associated Press

University of Illinois Trustees Thursday apporoved $180,000 in incentive-based compensation for President Bob Easter.  That amount would be paid to the president within 30 days.



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