Related Program: State Week Listen to State Week - November 28, 2014 By Bob Meyer • Nov 28, 2014 Related Program: State Week ShareTweetEmail Credit Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS This week, further discussion of the circuit court ruling on the unconstitutionality of Illinois' pension legislation, as well as more on the fall veto session. Listen Listening... / Tags: Pension BenefitsIllinois pension lawfall veto sessionShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Ears Turn To Supreme Court For Next Pensions Cue By Amanda Vinicky • Nov 24, 2014 Harvey Tillis / Illinois Information Service Although one court has tossed out Illinois’ mega pension overhaul, state leaders are likely to wait on another legal opinion before deciding what to do next. There’s no question -- the Sangamon County Circuit Court judge’s ruling is meaningful. But Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office is appealing to the state Supreme Court. Madigan has said it makes sense for lawmakers to wait to hear from those justices. Madigan Says Court Could Rule On Pensions In January By Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press • Nov 25, 2014 Marsy's Law for Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says if the state supreme court agrees to an expedited hearing... a ruling on the state's pension law could come by January,. Pension Ruling "Credit Negative," But No Ratings Change By Amanda Vinicky • Nov 25, 2014 Amanda Vinicky Credit ratings agencies have taken notice of the court ruling on Friday that tossed out Illinois’ law reducing workers’ pensions. But they’re not worried enough to lower the state’s rating. Illinois’ credit rating remains unaffected by last week’s court ruling, which found a landmark pension law to be unconstitutional. But agencies are watching. Credit ratings are important as, the lower the rating, the more it costs the state to borrow. It’s also an important indicator of a state’s relative fiscal health.