SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Attorney General Lisa Madigan is arguing that a landmark Illinois pension overhaul should be upheld because the state has “police powers” that allow it to change a contract in extraordinary circumstances.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office has asked the Illinois Supreme Court for an expedited hearing of her appeal of a lower court’s declaration the state’s pension overhaul is unconstitutional.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have passed legislation giving the attorney general more power to stop state pension payments to convicted felons.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court over a lower court’s declaration that the state’s pension overhaul law is unconstitutional.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says the state has a “very strong argument” in favor of its public pension overhaul when the case is appealed to the Supreme Court.
CHICAGO (AP)–Attorney General Lisa Madigan says her office will immediately appeal a judge’s ruling that a law to fix Illinois’ worst-in-the-nation state pension shortfall is unconstitutional.
CHICAGO (AP)–Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has unveiled a 2015 budget that puts off until after the city’s February election how it will deal with its $20 billion pension crisis.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A hearing on whether former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell’s pension should be part of her restitution for swindling the northern Illinois city of $54-million is set in Chicago Monday.