Close
Talks of police, fire pension consolidation resume in Illinois Talks of police, fire pension consolidation resume in Illinois

Talks of police, fire pension consolidation resume in Illinois

Illinois lawmakers resumed discussion Thursday of a topic that has come up numerous times before — consolidating the state’s 656 local downstate police and firefighter pension funds into a single system.

Although the idea has floated around the Capitol for some time, it is getting help this year from Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who appointed a task force in February to study the issue.

First plans to legalize sports betting in Illinois released First plans to legalize sports betting in Illinois released

First plans to legalize sports betting in Illinois released

An Illinois lawmaker leading the charge to bring sports betting to the state has laid out the first concrete details on how that might happen.

Four amendments were filed to Riverside Democratic Rep. Michael Zalewski’s House Bill 3308 Thursday, each of them providing a different avenue for legalizing sports betting in the state.

RSS
First272273274275277279280281Last

Theme picker

INN2

Listen to the latest Capitol Cast  

Republican legislators in the General Assembly have chosen new leadership in both the House and Senate. Sen. John Curran and Rep. Tony McCombie each met members of the media after their wins. Listen to their interviews on the latest edition of Capitol Cast.

Terms Of UsePrivacy Statement Code of Ethics Copyright 2022 by Capitol News Illinois
Back To Top