Illinois state pensions http://northernpublicradio.org en Illinois House Approves Madigan's Pension Reform Plan http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-house-approves-madigans-pension-reform-plan <p></p><p>One of the toughest issues facing Illinois lawmakers is moving along in the legislature. The House approved a plan supported by House Speaker Michael Madigan this afternoon. It now moves to the Senate.</p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 13:42:42 +0000 WNIJ 29278 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois House Approves Madigan's Pension Reform Plan What's the impact of Gov.'s pension fix? http://northernpublicradio.org/post/whats-impact-govs-pension-fix <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn wants state institutions, such as Northern Illinois University, to contribute to their workers&#39; pensions.&nbsp; Currently, the state pays the employer share of contributions.&nbsp;&nbsp; Quinn&#39;s plan would slowly shift the responsibility for paying the &quot;normal cost of pensions&quot; to universities, community colleges and school districts.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 09:00:01 +0000 Dan Klefstad 10817 at http://northernpublicradio.org What's the impact of Gov.'s pension fix?