Gov. Pat Quinn signed a measure Thursday ending free health care for state government retirees. Starting July 1, current and future Illinois state government retirees will begin having to pay premiums for their state retiree-health insurance under the legislation Quinn signed into law, a move he said was essential to maintaining the benefit for long-serving state workers.
- New Ill. law ends free state retiree health care [WBEZ]
- *** UPDATED x1 *** Quinn signs bill ending free retiree health insurance premiums [The Capital Fax]
- Governor Quinn Signs Law to Preserve Health Care Benefits for State Retirees - Senate Bill 1313 a Step in Restoring Fiscal Stability to Illinois [Illinois Government News Network]