lawsuit http://northernpublicradio.org en Illinois Being Sued Again Over Pension Law http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-being-sued-again-over-pension-law <p></p><p>Illinois labor unions have filed another lawsuit seeking to have the state's pension overhaul declared unconstitutional. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:12:44 +0000 Mike Moen & Amanda Vinicky 42349 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Being Sued Again Over Pension Law Additional Pension Lawsuits Expected http://northernpublicradio.org/post/additional-pension-lawsuits-expected <p></p><p>The first legal action taken against Illinois' new pension law isn't expected to be the last. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:59:16 +0000 Mike Moen 41085 at http://northernpublicradio.org Additional Pension Lawsuits Expected Suit Takes On "Freaky Fast" Claims http://northernpublicradio.org/post/suit-takes-freaky-fast-claims <p class="yiv497598347MsoNormal" id="yui_3_7_2_19_1350378066181_518"><span id="yui_3_7_2_19_1350378066181_513" style="font-size:10.0pt;">An Illinois man hit by a Jimmy John's delivery driver wants to sue the Champaign-based company over its "freaky fast" delivery promise. But the sandwich maker says it shouldn't be held liable for its advertising slogans.&nbsp;&nbsp; </span> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 10:07:10 +0000 WNIJ 19891 at http://northernpublicradio.org Suit Takes On "Freaky Fast" Claims Another lawsuit filed against retiree health insurance law http://northernpublicradio.org/post/another-lawsuit-filed-against-retiree-health-insurance-law <p>A class action lawsuit seeks to overturn an Illinois law that calls for retired state workers to pay more for their health insurance.&nbsp; As part of union agreements, members with long careers in government had their premiums fully covered by the state.&nbsp; The new law will make them pay a premium. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 11:36:30 +0000 Mike Moen & Amanda Vinicky 17145 at http://northernpublicradio.org Another lawsuit filed against retiree health insurance law Lawsuit filed against Illinois campaign finance law http://northernpublicradio.org/post/lawsuit-filed-against-illinois-campaign-finance-law <p>A conservative political group<a href="http://libertyjusticecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Complaint-Filed.pdf"> is suing to overturn </a>contribution limits on Illinois election campaigns. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 11:30:19 +0000 Mike Moen & Brian Mackey 15565 at http://northernpublicradio.org Lawsuit filed to block state retiree health insurance changes http://northernpublicradio.org/post/lawsuit-filed-block-state-retiree-health-insurance-changes <p>A former Illinois judge <a href="http://www.sj-r.com/breaking/x537699250/Former-judge-files-suit-against-retiree-insurance-premiums">is taking legal action</a> to prevent state retirees from having to pay more for their health insurance. Governor Pat Quinn recently signed the measure into law. It aims to reduce the cost of providing coverage to retired state workers. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 11:43:57 +0000 Mike Moen 14689 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dixon sues auditors over stolen funds http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dixon-sues-auditors-over-stolen-funds <p>The northern Illinois city has decided to <a href="http://www.saukvalley.com/2012/06/08/dixon-sues-auditors/apyrsxn/?page=1">take legal action</a> in response to the Rita Crundwell case. The lawsuit says the accounting firms the city was using should have noticed that millions of dollars had gone missing. Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:19:25 +0000 Mike Moen 13133 at http://northernpublicradio.org