State News
7:14 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Disagreement over how to fix local pension funds for cops and firefighters

Towns across Illinois are paying more and more money into their local pension funds for cops and firefighters. But many are still seeing the financial health of those pensions get worse and worse. Unions and municipalities fiercely disagree on what caused the crisis and how state lawmakers should fix it. Illinois Public Radio's Alex Keefe reports.