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New Illinois law ends free state retiree health care

Chicago Current News Feed 21 June 2012 No Comment
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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.
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  • New Ill. law ends free state retiree health care [WBEZ]
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  • 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]



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