Illinois lawmakers

Veto Session
6:54 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Rules For Ride-Shares: Safety First Or Jobs First?


This week, lawmakers could decide whether Illinois will regulate ridesharing services, like Lyft and Uber.

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4:24 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Pension Problem Handed Off To New General Assembly

Credit Amanda Vinicky / Illinois Public Radio

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.

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6:32 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield

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.

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