overhaul http://peoriapublicradio.org en Some question efficiency of Illinois’ Medicaid overhaul http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/some-question-efficiency-illinois-medicaid-overhaul <div>The state of Illinois has been undertaking a massive change to its system of health care for the poor, elderly and disabled. IT's meant to streamline the struggling system and save money. But some say the state is moving too slowly.</div><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 21:57:02 +0000 Brian Mackey 23025 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Some question efficiency of Illinois’ Medicaid overhaul Retired workers sue over state pension overhaul http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/retired-workers-sue-over-state-pension-overhaul <p></p><div>A group of retired government workers has sued to block a law that cuts pension benefits for Illinois state employees. It's the latest in what's expected to be a series of lawsuits.&nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 22:09:27 +0000 Brian Mackey 17091 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Retired workers sue over state pension overhaul Gov. Quinn mum on local pension overhaul issue http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-quinn-mum-local-pension-overhaul-issue <p>Governor Pat Quinn has emphatically called for an overhaul of the state's pension systems. &nbsp;But he won't say where he stands on a local pension overhaul, one that a major campaign donor wants vetoed.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:37:44 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 14880 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov. Quinn mum on local pension overhaul issue IL House pushes for its pension overhaul http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-house-pushes-its-pension-overhaul <p></p><div>Members of the Illinois House continued pushing for their version of a pension overhaul Tuesday. The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate remain deadlocked over the best approach to fixing Illinois $100 billion pension problem. The latest twist could affect how public school teachers' pensions are funded. IPR’s Brian Mackey has more.</div><p> Tue, 28 May 2013 22:02:51 +0000 Alex Rusciano 6368 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL House pushes for its pension overhaul