- Judge says 2014 Chicago pension overhaul unconstitutional Updated: Jul-24-15 2:24 pm
CHICAGO - A Cook County judge on Friday threw out a 2014 law aimed at reducing multibillion-dollar shortfalls in two Chicago pension funds, a decision city officials have said could leave the retirement accounts insolvent in a little more than a decade or lead to massive tax increases.
- Lawyer: City will appeal ruling voiding Chicago pension law Updated: Jul-24-15 1:33 pm
CHICAGO - An attorney says the city of Chicago will appeal a judge's ruling that a 2014 overhaul of two pension funds is unconstitutional.
- Legal fight over state worker pay sees 2 key rulings Friday Updated: Jul-17-15 9:08 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The legal ping pong over paying Illinois government workers without a budget took new bounces Friday, with appellate justices reversing one order and the Supreme Court declining to step into the fray.
- Justice laments Rauner characterization of Supreme Court Updated: Jul-15-15 5:19 am
CHICAGO - Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke says it's "regrettable" has Gov. Bruce Rauner characterized the high court as untrustworthy and part of a "corrupt system."
- AG Madigan files Supreme Court appeal in state employee pay Updated: Jul-13-15 6:38 pm
CHICAGO - Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office filed an emergency appeal Monday with the Illinois Supreme Court to settle dueling court orders about whether state employees can get paid during the budget impasse.