Chicago Blackhawks http://peoriapublicradio.org en Stanley Cup makes trip to Springfield http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/stanley-cup-makes-trip-springfield <div>The Stanley Cup has made a trip to Illinois' capital city.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">It made an appearance Monday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield just weeks after the Blackhawks won it for the second time in four seasons.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:17:46 +0000 Brian Mackey 9632 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Stanley Cup makes trip to Springfield Gov. says lawmakers should take a lesson from the Chicago Blackhawks http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-says-lawmakers-should-take-lesson-chicago-blackhawks <p></p><div>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says the state legislature could take a lesson from the Chicago Blackhawks in passing pension reform. IPR’S Tony Arnold reports.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lawmakers adjourned from Springfield without passing what many consider the biggest issue facing the state: its increasing pension obligations. So Governor Quinn called them back for a special session next week, saying they should take the two rival pension reform plans, put them on the same bill, and pass them both. He says he knows of another team that got the job done when it was needed.</span></p></div><div> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:05:52 +0000 Denise Molina & Tony Arnold 7128 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov. says lawmakers should take a lesson from the Chicago Blackhawks