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May 2, 2013 By: Tim Jones The Illinois House of Representatives approved a bill designed to repair the nation’s worst-funded pension system by raising contribution levels for state employees and delaying the retirement age. The measure, approved today 62 to …

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Chicago SunTimes: “In a tight vote, House supports Madigan pension reform package” May 2, 2013 By: Dave McKinney SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House Thursday narrowly backed a bi-partisan pension-reform package pushed by House Speaker Michael Madigan and put the question …

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May 2, 2013 By: Ray Long and Rafael Guerrero SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House today approved a far-reaching pension reform plan pushed by Speaker Michael Madigan that is headed for an uncertain fate in the Senate. The proposal aims to …

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May 2, 2013 By: Ray Long & Rafael Guerro SPRINGFIELD - House Speaker Michael Madigan on Wednesday predicted that not only would his sweeping government worker pension overhaul pass the General Assembly, but it would be upheld by the Illinois Supreme …

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“Analysis: Madigan pushes pension plan; unions balk, Senate vote uncertain” May 2, 2013 By: Dave McKinney and Zach Buchheit SPRINGFIELD – There’s a political axiom at the Statehouse that embodies House Speaker Michael Madigan’s record-setting tenure as the Illinois House’s …

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