Illinois lawmakers http://northernpublicradio.org en Pension Problem Handed Off To New General Assembly http://northernpublicradio.org/post/pension-problem-handed-new-general-assembly <p><span face="">A new session of the Illinois General Assembly begins Wednesday, when candidates who won in November's elections take the oath of office. The outgoing class of legislators left the incoming one with quite a burden. On Tuesday, the previous General Assembly adjourned without doing anything to address the state's massive pension woes. However, there were some last minute attempts. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:24:27 +0000 WNIJ 23751 at http://northernpublicradio.org Pension Problem Handed Off To New General Assembly Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-lawmakers-return-springfield <p>Illinois lawmakers will be at the capitol today to address the state's pension woes. But there's growing skepticism that a deal can be reached at this time. Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno is among those who anticipate the day will end without a pension overhaul.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 11:32:25 +0000 Mike Moen & IPR 16907 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield