pension http://northernpublicradio.org en Lawmakers Will Get Paid: Governor Not Happy http://northernpublicradio.org/post/lawmakers-will-get-paid-governor-not-happy <p>A Cook County Judge ruled today that Illinois lawmakers will continue to receive paychecks while Governor Pat Quinn appeals a related ruling.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 19:21:47 +0000 Susan Stephens 36802 at http://northernpublicradio.org Lawmakers Will Get Paid: Governor Not Happy Quinn calls for pension reform, warns of consequences http://northernpublicradio.org/post/quinn-calls-pension-reform-warns-consequences <p>Governor Pat Quinn says without a retirement system overhaul, Illinois will spend more on pensions than education in the next five years. Quinn&#39;s office says under current projections, required state pension contributions will rise to over $6 billion&nbsp;in the next few years if no reform is enacted. Mon, 06 Aug 2012 11:48:15 +0000 WNIJ 16165 at http://northernpublicradio.org