benefits

State News
2:02 pm
Fri May 22, 2015

State report says Illinois college chiefs enjoy lavish perks

A report from Illinois lawmakers has found that state university and community college presidents have enjoyed lavish perks, some worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, that aren't always disclosed to taxpayers. 

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State News
4:37 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Lawmakers to decide Wednesday on University benefits

Credit Peoria Public Radio

Illinois lawmakers are scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday on a proposal to eliminate a benefit for state university employees. The children of those workers can receive a 50% tuition waiver at any state school. 

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State News
2:23 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Durbin to extend benefits to veteran caregivers

A U.S. Senator from Illinois wants to extend benefits for injured veterans. Caregivers of veterans can receive a stipend from the federal government if the veteran served on or after September 11, 2001. 

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State News
5:52 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Lawmakers want hearings on college severance packages

Democratic lawmakers are asking Illinois' colleges and universities for more information about administrators' contracts and benefits following a $762,000 buyout package that College of DuPage trustees approved for the school's president. 

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Government
9:36 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Schock introduces bill to help military surviving family members

U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock introduced legislation to give surviving military spouses more time to decide how best to spend death benefits. 

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Government
5:52 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Cullerton unveils pension proposal

Senate President John Cullerton's office has released the first official outline of the pension proposal he negotiated with unions. IPR’s Amanda Vinicky has a rundown.

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