John Cullerton

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Name: John Cullerton
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Separate U.S. appeals courts uphold subsidies under Obamacare

_ Two federal appellate courts on Tuesday handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can subsidize health insurance premiums for millions of Americans who live in states that rely on the new federal health insurance marketplace to enroll ... [Published Chicago Tribune - 23 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

MORE FINANCIAL SHENANIGANS IN ILLINOIS (Part I)

Nationally, there are several things widely known about Illinois :1) It is last among U.S. states in fiscal health;2) It continues to owe multi-billions of dollars to state vendors, schools, hospitals, etc. who are owed money that was properly appropriated ... [Published Examiner.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

Timothy Cullerton Retirement Ends Family's 38th Ward Dominance

It's the end of an era.After a reign stretching back decades, the Cullerton clan -- one of Chicago's oldest and most powerful political families -- has loosened its grip on the 38th Ward. On Wednesday, Ald. Timothy Cullerton announced he wouldn't run ... [Published NBC Chicago - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Jim Dey: Ongoing battle

In politics, there are winners and losers. The winners maintain or expand their turf while the losers cede ground.That's why the debate over the future of Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has devolved into a fight that has ... [Published News Gazette - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Time for pension reform 2.0

The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday (July 3) said loudly, clearly and ominously that public employee pension benefits in the state cannot be cut.That can mean only one thing: State and local lawmakers had better get working on a Plan B. Illinois needs ... [Published Pekin Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Smell the bacon frying? Here are 5 state pork projects that could burn you up

The state budget passed by Springfield and signed into law by Pat Quinn is a tight budget, to say the least. Lawmakers have even admitted there isn't enough revenue in the budget to cover all the day-to-day costs.Those are necessary day-to-day costs, ... [Published Tinley Park Patch - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Radical thinking needed to solve state’s pension woes

In a sweeping 6-1 decision, the Illinois Supreme Court last week struck down an attempt to force government retirees to pay more for their subsidized state health insurance. And while nothing is ever certain when it comes to the judiciary, the court made ... [Published The Herald News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 4 reports

IN COURT: Illinois Senator Son Charged With Sexual Battery In Tenn.

26-year-old Carroll Cullerton has been charged with one count of sexual battery for inappropriately touching a woman inside of Club 152 on Beale Street.According to police records, Cullerton approached the woman early Friday morning while inside of the ... [Published MyFox Memphis - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois Supreme Court Sinks Pension-Reform Law

In a 6-1 decision, the Illinois Supreme Court last week struck down an attempt to force government retirees to pay more for their subsidized state health insurance. And while nothing is ever certain when it comes to the judiciary, the court made it pretty ... [Published River Cities Reader - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 3 reports

Alleged Beale Street fondling by prominent politician's son

MEMPHIS, TN -(WMC) - On Friday, a Mid-South woman shared her story of an alleged vicious attack inside of a Beale Street nightclub. The man at the center of a sexual battery investigation — the son of a prominent Illinois state politician.The politician ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 4 reports

Supreme Court ruling signals trouble for state, Chicago [Chicago Tribune :: ]

July 04--The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today that subsidized health care premiums for retired state employees are protected under the Illinois Constitution, signaling potential trouble for an overhaul of pension benefits that's also being challenged ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Cullerton: Challenge of pension reform may remain

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says a state Supreme Court ruling makes it "very clear" the state constitution protects employees "promised benefits." Cullerton says Illinois' pension crisis may not be over if Thursday's ruling ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 03 2014]

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"in a sense, i was an accidental alderman" says Cullerton, who reliably backed legislation by former Mayor Richard M Daley and current boss Rahm Emanuel...

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MORE FINANCIAL SHENANIGANS IN ILLINOIS (Part I) [Published Examiner.com - 16 hours ago]
Separate U.S. appeals courts uphold subsidies u... [Published Chicago Tribune - 23 hours ago]
Rauner supply-side tax plan dooms Illinois simi... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 18 2014]
Timothy Cullerton Retirement Ends Family's 38th... [Published NBC Chicago - Jul 17 2014]
Chicago City Council to be without a Cullerton [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 17 2014]
Cullertons giving up City Council seat — after ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 17 2014]
Incumbents Manar, Scherer lead challengers in f... [Published State Journal-Register - Jul 16 2014]
Northwest Side Ald. Cullerton won't run for re-... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
Jim Dey: Ongoing battle [Published News Gazette - Jul 13 2014]
Making the most of old Abe [Published News Gazette - Jul 10 2014]
Time for pension reform 2.0 [Published Pekin Times - Jul 10 2014]
Editorial: If pension reform dies [Published Quad-Cities Online - Jul 09 2014]
Smell the bacon frying? Here are 5 state pork p... [Published Tinley Park Patch - Jul 08 2014]
Radical thinking needed to solve state’s pensio... [Published The Herald News - Jul 08 2014]
IN COURT: Illinois Senator Son Charged With Sex... [Published MyFox Memphis - Jul 07 2014]
Ill. Senate President Cullerton's son charged w... [Published WLS Chicago - Jul 06 2014]
John Cullerton’s son arrested on sexual battery... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 06 2014]
Cullerton son charged with sexual battery in Tenn. [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 06 2014]
Illinois Supreme Court Sinks Pension-Reform Law [Published River Cities Reader - Jul 06 2014]
Alleged Beale Street fondling by prominent poli... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 05 2014]
Illinois Senate president's son arrested after ... [Published Memphis Commercial Appeal - Jul 05 2014]
Alleged fondling by prominent politician's son ... [Published WMCTV.com - Jul 05 2014]
What’s Toni up to in 47th Ward? [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 05 2014]
State workers win pension ruling at Supreme Court [Published Herald & Review - Jul 04 2014]
Supreme Court ruling signals trouble for state,... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 04 2014]
IL Supreme Court decision may portend huge prob... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 03 2014]
Illinois Supreme Court sends a clear message: D... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Jul 03 2014]
IL Supreme Court Ruling An Ominous Sign for Pen... [Published WTTW-TV - Jul 03 2014]
Victory for Pensioners in Squabble With Illinois [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 03 2014]
UPDATE 2-Illinois high court rules constitution... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 03 2014]
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