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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 10, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Kilgore Supporters Call On Board To Consider Employment

By Hannah Meisel

James Kilgore

Two months after the University of Illinois' Board of Trustees decided to not approve the appointment of Professor Steven Salaita, the board may again grapple with claims the school infringed on academic freedom at their meeting this week.

Categories: Education, Law



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 01, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Crime Victims Rights Amendment on Tuesday’s Ballot

By Hannah Meisel

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Among the items Illinois voters will be asked to weigh in on at the polls Tuesday is approving the Crime Victims Bill of Rights, also known as Marsy's Law.

Categories: Government, Law, Politics

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