Editor’s Note: “The Continuing Crisis” is a section of APAC News which links to news pertinent to the State budget crisis and other financial matters as they affect the University and Academic Professionals. These news outlets are not affiliated with or endorsed by APAC.
ILLINOIS LOSING Migration Battles with Every Midwestern State, Aug. 3, 2015, Illinois Policy, https://www.illinoispolicy.org/new-irs-data-illinois-lost-migration-battles-with-every-state-in-the-country/.
THE ILLINOIS Pension Disaster: What Went Wrong?, Aug. 7, 2015, Crain’s Chicago Business, http://www.chicagobusiness.com/section/pensions.
UIC’S BENEFIT to Illinois: $4 Billion, Aug. 7, 2015, Gazette Chicago, http://www.gazettechicago.com/index/2015/08/study-shows-uic-makes-4-billion-impact-on-state-of-illinois-economy/.
US SUPREME Court clears the way for Attorney General Lisa Madigan to appeal Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling protecting State employees’ pensions, Aug. 4, 2015, Crain’s Chicago Business, http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20150804/BLOGS02/150809965/supreme-court-gives-lisa-madigan-more-time-for-pension-appeal.
UNIVERSITY OF Illinois job cuts coming, President Killeen says, June 3, 2015, Chicago Sun-Times, http://chicago.suntimes.com/education/7/71/659676/university-illinois-job-cuts-coming.
HOW ILLINOIS can crawl out of the pension debt swamp, May 14, 2015, Crain’s Chicago Business, http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20150514/OPINION/150519879/how-illinois-can-crawl-out-of-the-pension-debt-swamp?X-IgnoreUserAgent=1#utm_medium=email&utm_source=ccb-dailyalert&utm_campaign=ccb-dailyalert-20150514.
LAWMAKERS SHOULD face up to need to raise revenue, May 11, 2015, Progress Illinois, http://www.progressillinois.com/posts/content/2015/05/10/after-state-pension-ruling-experts-say-lawmakers-should-face-need-new?utm_source=PI+Extra+5.11.15&utm_campaign=PI+email+5.11.15+&utm_medium=email.
GOVERNOR SAYS Revise Benefits for Workers, Not Retirees, May 9, 2015, News-Gazette:
FEW LEGISLATORS Stayed at Capitol to Hear From University Officials, May 8, 2015, News-Gazette: http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2015-05-08/few-legislators-stick-around-hear-ui-officials.html.