Red Eye Radio Red Eye Radio
12:00am - 4:00am
Red Eye Radio

Contact Me

My Blog

Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Custom Search
September 16, 2014, 2:27 am
970 WMAY News

Illinois House to Take up Pension Reform Today

The Illinois House will make another attempt today at passing a pension reform package before the current legislative term expires.


The latest plan calls for a six-year “pause” in annual cost-of-living increases in pension benefits.


And once COLAs resume, they will start later and only apply to a portion of pension payments.


Employees would pay more into their pensions, at least temporarily, and the state would be required to make its promised payments.


But public sector unions suggest the measure is unconstitutional, and say they’ve been denied a seat at the table to help craft a workable plan.

News Video

On Air Video

Facebook Fans

LinkedUpRadio Envisionwise Web Services