Below are the latest stories on the pension issue in Illinois.
State Week: Pension Overhaul Talks Get More Confusing
Talks on fixing the state pension debt resumed, but Governor Bruce Rauner and Senate President John Cullerton can't seem to agree on what they agreed to and Rauner declared contract negotiations with AFSCME at an impasse. Also this week, the governor announced his support for the state taking over the entire Chicago Public Schools system. Meanwhile, Illinois higher education continues to go unfunded. WBEZ's Tony Arnold joins the panel.