The Illinois Supreme Court agreed yesterday to hear a direct appeal of a Sangamon County judge's ruling, which said retirees' state-subsidized health insurance is not a
constitutionally-protected pension benefit.
Yesterday at a Senate Executive Committee hearing, state gaming
officials said they would need to hire 300 additional people to
successfully implement a massive gaming expansion bill pending in the
More than 100 people participated in the “Going Home” rally yesterday
at the Illinois Statehouse in Springfield, calling on legislators to
support the closing of state institutions and expand community living options for people with disabilities.