country http://peoriapublicradio.org en Illinois joins nation-wide push to curb pensions http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-joins-nation-wide-push-curb-pensions <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois is just the latest state to vote on legislation to overhaul public pension plans. Heather Kerrigan is a contributor with Governing Magazine. She says this year alone, state and local governments around the country have proposed more than 1,000 pieces of legislation to shore up pensions. And she says almost all of them face the same challenge.</span></p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:54:19 +0000 Scott Cameron 15863 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois joins nation-wide push to curb pensions