ILLINOIS -- The state's credit rating is getting a bit of a boost.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers have been told to "save the date" for a possible pension vote early next month.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers claim they're making progress on a deal for pension reform, yet it's unlikely they'll vote this week during the final days of the fall veto session.
SPRINGFIELD -- As the clock continues to tick on pension reform, lawmakers may not have a deal ready by their next session.
SPRINGFIELD -- Each time Governor Quinn talks to reporters, you are bound to hear something about pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of state lawmakers want the state's highest court to throw out a case involving their pay.
Update: 9:22 pm SPRINGFIELD -- The Comptroller says she is already processing paychecks for lawmakers.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of lawmakers tasked with solving the state's pension crisis may be close to a solution.
SPRINGFIELD -- There's a new call for state lawmakers to fix the pension system, but this time, they're not talking about the debt.
SPRINGFIELD -- A committee devoted to solving the state's pension crisis may be closer to a compromise than ever before.
SPRINGFIELD -- There could be a pension solution soon.
SPRINGFIELD -- Detroit's in bankruptcy and some say Illinois may be headed down a similar path.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn's recent decision to suspend lawmakers' pay has the attention of the State Comptroller's office.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is warning lawmakers they will pay for not getting a pension reform measure on his desk this week.
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SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is bringing down the hammer on lawmakers this week.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Pat Quinn was invited to testify before a conference committee dealing with pension reform, but he sent a delegate to speak on his behalf instead.
SPRINGFIELD -- A committee devoted to reaching a solution for the state's pension crisis will not make deadline. Governor Quinn asked members to have a solution by Tuesday, but they say they need more time.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are starting to hash out a new plan for fixing public pensions.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' lawmakers reconvene in the Capitol City Wednesday to debate the state's $97 billion pension crisis.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn has an idea how to solve the pension crisis, but some experts say it may not work.
SPRINGFIELD -- The governor has a new plan on pension reform; skip the leaders and let the General Assembly figure it out.
SPRINGFIELD -- State leaders are set to meet Friday to try to reach a deal on pension reform before the Illinois General Assembly returns to the capitol next week for special session.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn finally met with both leaders of the General Assembly Monday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some are calling it a political game.
SPRINGFIELD -- It appears state leaders are no closer to pension reform than they were a week ago and the state is where it was a year ago.
SPRINGFIELD -- Once again, no solution to the state's pension crisis.
SPRINGFIELD -- The clock is ticking for lawmakers to pass pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- The pressure's on for lawmakers to pass pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- New numbers on proposals to save the state's pension system.
SPRINGFIELD -- Retired teachers are torn over the latest pension bills.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is pushing for lawmakers to act on pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are one step closer to pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are squaring off on state pension.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are unveiling a brand new plan to fix the state's pension squeeze.
SPRINGFIELD -- As lawmakers inch closer to a pension-reform deal, the reality of changing benefits is sinking in for state workers and teachers.
SPRINGFIELD -- The latest pension plan is gaining steam at the capitol.
SPRINGFIELD -- A plan to fix the state's pension crisis is gaining steam at the capitol, but not everyone's behind the idea.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers say they are closer than ever to passing a pension overhaul.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is starting to feel the consequences of pushing off pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn weighs in on the pension reform debate with a major demand.
SPRINGFIELD -- A pension reform bill passed out of the house Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD -- A pension bill targeting teachers made it out of the senate, but it didn't come without a fight.
SPRINGFIELD -- A circuit court judge has thrown out a lawsuit against the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- The wheels are starting to turn on pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the state of Illinois with misleading investors.
ILLINOIS -- Pension reform was the big theme at Governor Quinn's budget address.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers will have to do some hard things to avoid a nasty state budget next year according to the governor.
SPRINGFIELD -- Pension reform is still on the minds of many.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Speaker of the Illinois House says "no" to a new idea for solving the pension problem.
SPRINGFIELD -- After three years of work on pension reform with no result, one lawmaker is calling for a change in the process.