We Are One Illinois http://weareoneillinois.org We Are One Illinois Mon, 21 Jun 2010 18:44:37 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Dial 888-412-6570 to tell your state rep to VOTE NO... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Tue, 23 May 2017 13:35:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/make-the-call-to-stop-pension-cuts]]> Dial 888-412-6570 to tell your state rep: Vote NO o... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Fri, 19 May 2017 16:24:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/make-the-call-to-stop-pension-cuts]]> Make the call to stop pension cuts http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/make-the-call-to-stop-pension-cuts Thu, 18 May 2017 14:11:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/make-the-call-to-stop-pension-cuts Statement on so-called consideration model pension changes http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statement-on-so-called-consideration-model-pension-changes Thu, 26 May 2016 09:54:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statement-on-so-called-consideration-model-pension-changes "Teacher-retirement systems are supposed to provide... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Wed, 24 Feb 2016 11:42:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/02/24/ill-pension-woes-destabilizing-teaching-profession-analysis.html]]> Rauner takes pensions hostage in his war on working families http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rauner-takes-pensions-hostage-in-his-war-on-working-families Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:27:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rauner-takes-pensions-hostage-in-his-war-on-working-families Rauner bill would wipe out collective bargaining rights of teachers, police, fire fighters, nurses, caregivers and all public service workers in Illinois http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rauner-bill-would-wipe-out-collective-bargaining-rights-of-teachers-police-fire-fighters-nurses-caregivers-and-all-public-service-workers-in-illinois Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:18:44 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rauner-bill-would-wipe-out-collective-bargaining-rights-of-teachers-police-fire-fighters-nurses-caregivers-and-all-public-service-workers-in-illinois Supreme Court unanimously rejects pension cuts, We Are One Illinois responds http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/supreme-court-unanimously-rejects Fri, 08 May 2015 11:55:43 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/supreme-court-unanimously-rejects BREAKING: Workers, retirees urge state Supreme Cour... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:31:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/workers-retirees-urge-state-supreme-court]]> Workers, retirees urge state Supreme Court to declare pension theft unconstitutional http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/workers-retirees-urge-state-supreme-court Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:23:30 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/workers-retirees-urge-state-supreme-court Gov. Rauner's proposed pension cuts are unfair and clearly illegal.... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/568184460526501888 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:05:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/568184460526501888 http://t.co/Irpz9nGOcK #twill]]> SHARE: "Gov. Rauner would rob the retirement securi... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:28:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 We Are One Illinois said today. "These unfair cuts are clearly in violation of the plain language of the constitutional pension clause." http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/union-coalition-gov-rauners-proposed-pension-cuts]]> Union coalition: Gov. Rauner's proposed pension cuts 'clearly illegal' http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/union-coalition-gov-rauners-proposed-pension-cuts Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:23:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/union-coalition-gov-rauners-proposed-pension-cuts Pensions are 48% cheaper than 401(k)s. So why do some... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/549622059752763392 Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:44:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/549622059752763392 http://t.co/AEYL5sl6E0 #twill]]> "Why 401(k)s shouldn't replace pensions" -- a new b... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Sun, 28 Dec 2014 20:06:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/6367062]]> "Why 401(k)s shouldn't replace pensions": @ILAFLCIO president Michael Carrigan on... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/549384338148962304 Sun, 28 Dec 2014 20:00:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/549384338148962304 ILAFLCIO president Michael Carrigan on @HuffPostChicago #twill #1u cc @NPPCoalition]]> Latest news in our pension lawsuit: http://www.wear... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:01:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/union-coalition-follow-rules-preserve-fair-appellate-court-process]]> Union coalition: Preserve fair appellate process http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/union-coalition-follow-rules-preserve-fair-appellate-court-process Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:40:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/union-coalition-follow-rules-preserve-fair-appellate-court-process Court rules Illinois pension cuts unconstitutional http://t.co/LsHw8HqCbe http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/535901604286066689 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:04:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/535901604286066689 http://t.co/LsHw8HqCbe]]> BREAKING NEWS: Court rules Illinois pension cuts ar... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:46:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/court-rules-illinois-pension-cuts-unconstitutional]]> Court rules Illinois pension cuts unconstitutional http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/court-rules-illinois-pension-cuts-unconstitutional Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:44:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/court-rules-illinois-pension-cuts-unconstitutional BREAKING: Sangamon County court rules Illinois pension cuts unconstitutional. More... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/535886032403963904 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:02:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/535886032403963904 BREAKING: The circuit court has decided to take up ... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:22:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/latest-developments-in-pension-litigation]]> Latest developments in pension litigation http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/latest-developments-in-pension-litigation Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:20:34 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/latest-developments-in-pension-litigation BREAKING NEWS in our pension case: "A Sangamon Coun... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:48:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.sj-r.com/article/20140904/News/140909736#ixzz3CNzVZBIs ]]> The latest news in our fight to overturn pension th... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:41:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.sj-r.com/article/20140722/NEWS/140729824?sect=Top%20Stories&map=12690]]> Something extra to celebrate on this holiday. http:... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:16:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20140703/NEWS02/140709930]]> BREAKING: Big news! The Sangamon County Circuit Cou... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Wed, 14 May 2014 16:44:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 BREAKING: Court Grants Union Coalition's Request to Stay Implementation of Pension Changes http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/breaking-court-grants-union-coalitions-request-to-stay-implementation-of-pension-changes Wed, 14 May 2014 16:36:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/breaking-court-grants-union-coalitions-request-to-stay-implementation-of-pension-changes Our coalition has filed a motion for an injunction ... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Mon, 12 May 2014 17:27:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Coalition Seeks Injunction to Halt Implementation of Pension Theft Legislation http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-seeks-injunction Mon, 12 May 2014 15:39:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-seeks-injunction Watch Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner an... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:34:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 IMPORTANT UPDATE on IMRF Pension Bill: HB 3898, HA ... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:55:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Upset about Rep. Conroy's legislation (HB 3898, HA ... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:43:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 BREAKING: Politicians' attack on retirement securit... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:54:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 UPDATED: Legislation Cutting IMRF Pensions Has Been Tabled! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/oppose-hb-3898-ha-1-and-oppose-cuts-to-imrf Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:59:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/oppose-hb-3898-ha-1-and-oppose-cuts-to-imrf The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered that all fou... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:36:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Editorial: You won't get the truth on pensions from... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Sun, 02 Mar 2014 08:32:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 The Arizona Supreme Court ruled today that a law cu... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:15:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 If you are a city of Chicago employee or retiree, p... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Sat, 15 Feb 2014 18:56:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 We Are One Chicago, dedicated to protecting the life savings of city teachers, police, firefighters, nurses, library workers and other public servants like you.]]> BREAKING: @WeAreOneIL union coalition files suit to overturn #PensionTheft. http://t.co/BROnLMMEHW... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/428217249321603072 Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:25:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/428217249321603072 WeAreOneIL union coalition files suit to overturn #PensionTheft. http://t.co/BROnLMMEHW #twill #1u]]> BREAKING: We Are One Illinois union coalition files... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:23:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 We Are One Illinois Files Suit to Overturn Pension-Theft Law http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-files-suit-to-overturn-pension-theft-law Tue, 28 Jan 2014 09:51:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-files-suit-to-overturn-pension-theft-law Some politicians and SB 1 backers are spreading mis... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:25:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Fight Misinformation on SB 1! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/fight-misinformation-on-sb-1 Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:46:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/fight-misinformation-on-sb-1 Governor Quinn signed pension-cutting Senate Bill 1... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:13:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Governor Quinn Signs Pension-Cutting SB 1 -- Union Coalition Will Sue http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/governor-quinn-signs-pension-cutting-sb-1-union-coalition-will-sue Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:08:48 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/governor-quinn-signs-pension-cutting-sb-1-union-coalition-will-sue Click below to send an e-mail (that you can persona... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Wed, 04 Dec 2013 16:48:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 On narrow votes, the Illinois House and Senate pass... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:41:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Illinois Legislature Passes Pension-Slashing SB 1, Awaits Governor's Signature http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/illinois-legislature-passes-sb1 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:39:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/illinois-legislature-passes-sb1 URGENT: Your calls matter. Dial 888-412-6570. Call ... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:32:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 URGENT: The #PensionTheft bill could be voted on an... http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:58:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Are-One-Illinois/220676357958281 Oppose the Leaders' Extreme Pension Scheme! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/oppose-the-leaders-extreme-pension-scheme Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:35:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/oppose-the-leaders-extreme-pension-scheme Coalition Responds to News of Legislative Leaders' Pension Deal http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-responds-to-news-of-legislative-leaders-pension-deal Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:26:48 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-responds-to-news-of-legislative-leaders-pension-deal Red Alert! Pension Emergency Days Set http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-emergency-days Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:09:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-emergency-days Coalition Urges Governor to Veto Chicago Park District Bill (SB 1523) http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-urges-governor-to-veto-chicago-park-district-bill Fri, 08 Nov 2013 11:07:10 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-urges-governor-to-veto-chicago-park-district-bill Act to Oppose the Draft Conference Committee Proposal! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/act-to-oppose-the-draft-conference-committee-proposal Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:11:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/act-to-oppose-the-draft-conference-committee-proposal Coalition Responds to Corporate Push for More Tax Breaks http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-responds-to-corporate-push-for-more-tax-breaks Tue, 22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-responds-to-corporate-push-for-more-tax-breaks Conference Committee Bill Outline Leaked http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statement-on-conference-committee-outline Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:15:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statement-on-conference-committee-outline Opposition Mounts to Parts of IGPA Plan Pushed by University Presidents and Used as Outline by Conference Committee http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/opposition-mounts-to-parts-of-igpa-plan-pushed-by-university-presidents Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:20:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/opposition-mounts-to-parts-of-igpa-plan-pushed-by-university-presidents RT @PortChecagou: Why isn't TV camped on his lawn? “@WeAreOneIL:... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/366328442188349442 Sat, 10 Aug 2013 17:41:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/366328442188349442 PortChecagou: Why isn't TV camped on his lawn? “@WeAreOneIL: @capitolfax "Ty Fahner's bad fantasy" to manipulate IL credit http://t.co…]]> RT @ieanea: CEOs vs Illinois - Where's the outrage? http://t.co/XMPuS924tZ http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/366227607710220288 Sat, 10 Aug 2013 11:00:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/366227607710220288 ieanea: CEOs vs Illinois - Where's the outrage? http://t.co/XMPuS924tZ]]> Civic Cmte scandal: @capitolfax on "Ty Fahner's bad fantasy" to... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/366199041136144385 Sat, 10 Aug 2013 09:07:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/366199041136144385 capitolfax on "Ty Fahner's bad fantasy" to manipulate IL credit http://t.co/3ssUExk0jf]]> Via @capitolfax, @WeAreOneIL responds to Fahner's "misspoke" claim. More ?s... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/365117705336008704 Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:30:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/365117705336008704 capitolfax, @WeAreOneIL responds to Fahner's "misspoke" claim. More ?s than answers in Civic Cmte scandal http://t.co/kIpwCCsuxn #twill]]> Lawmakers sue Gov Quinn over pay cut; we say ALL... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/362331083771088897 Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:57:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/362331083771088897 http://t.co/5Q7DYz8g3K]]> UPDATED: Quinn Vetoes Legislators' Pay; Madigan, Cullerton Sue and Win over Constitutionality in Lower Court, but Quinn Will Appeal Ruling http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/quinn-vetoes-legislators-pay-madigan-cullerton-sue-over-constitutionality Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:23:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/quinn-vetoes-legislators-pay-madigan-cullerton-sue-over-constitutionality Outrageous: Corporate CEOs admit pushing credit rating agencies to downgrade... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/360187981920866304 Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:01:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/360187981920866304 http://t.co/JFLcGKlSAb #twill]]> UPDATED: Coalition Calls for Investigation into Corporate CEOs Who Lobbied for Illinois Bond Downgrades http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-calls-for-investigation-into-corporate-ceos-who-lobbied-for-illinois-bond-downgrades Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:41:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-calls-for-investigation-into-corporate-ceos-who-lobbied-for-illinois-bond-downgrades Legislature Forms "Conference Committee" -- Sign Our Petition and Take Action! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/legislature-forms-conference-committee-take-action Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:08:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/legislature-forms-conference-committee-take-action State elected officials demand vote on original, Senate-passed #pension bill,... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/346697253056028672 Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:34:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/346697253056028672 #pension bill, SB 2404 http://t.co/NSKKfhGWOu #twill]]> Elected officials demand House floor vote on original, Senate-passed SB 2404 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/elected-officials-demand-house-floor-vote-on-original-senate-passed-sb-2404 Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:19:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/elected-officials-demand-house-floor-vote-on-original-senate-passed-sb-2404 How to fix the Illinois pension problem fairly, together http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/learn-more Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:16:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/learn-more @brutusraider SB 1 failed the Senate twice with supermajority opposed,... http://twitter.com/WeAreOneIL/statuses/342843848730488832 Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:21:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://convention.afscme.org/feed/342843848730488832 brutusraider SB 1 failed the Senate twice with supermajority opposed, because it is unfair to workers/retirees and unconstitutional.]]> Thank Senators Who Voted Right on Pensions, Tell Lawmakers to Demand a Vote on SB 2404 in Special Session! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/thank-senators-who-voted-right-on-pensions Sun, 02 Jun 2013 14:53:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/thank-senators-who-voted-right-on-pensions Legislature Adjourns: Senate Overwhelmingly Rejects SB 1 -- But SB 2404 Denied a Full House Vote http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/sb1-mega-bill-pieces-could-pass-senate-today Wed, 29 May 2013 12:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/sb1-mega-bill-pieces-could-pass-senate-today Momentum for SB 2404 Builds in Media http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/momentum-for-sb-2404-builds-in-media Tue, 14 May 2013 12:37:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/momentum-for-sb-2404-builds-in-media Retiree Groups and National Affiliates Announce Support for SB 2404 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/retiree-groups-announce-support-for-sb-2404 Thu, 09 May 2013 16:26:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/retiree-groups-announce-support-for-sb-2404 Senate Strongly Approves SB 2404 -- Awaits Action in House http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/senate-strongly-approves-sb-2404 Thu, 09 May 2013 16:24:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/senate-strongly-approves-sb-2404 Coalition Reaches Pension Agreement with Senate President - Support SB 2404, Oppose SB 1 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-reaches-pension-agreement-with-senate-president Tue, 07 May 2013 13:48:41 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-reaches-pension-agreement-with-senate-president Action Alert! Pension-Cutting "Mega-Bill" Approved by House, Awaits Senate Action http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/action-alert-pension-cutting-mega-bill-could-move-in-may Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:02:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/action-alert-pension-cutting-mega-bill-could-move-in-may Call the House! Pension Cuts on the Horizon in April http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/call-the-house-pension-cuts-could-move-in-april Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:09:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/call-the-house-pension-cuts-could-move-in-april FINAL UPDATE: Pension Action in the Legislature in the Month of March http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-action-in-the-legislature-march-13-and-14 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:38:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-action-in-the-legislature-march-13-and-14 We Are One Illinois Supports HB 3162 and SB 2404! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-supports-hb Wed, 27 Feb 2013 18:16:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-supports-hb New Legislation Creating Hybrid 401(k) Plans Is "A Step Backwards" http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-finds-new-legislation-hb-3411-is-a-step-backwards Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-finds-new-legislation-hb-3411-is-a-step-backwards Statement after the Pension Summit http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statement-after-the-summit Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:47:52 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statement-after-the-summit Statement on Governor Quinn's State of the State Address http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statement-on-governor-quinns-state-of-the-state Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:27:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statement-on-governor-quinns-state-of-the-state New Poll: Illinois Voters Reject Harmful Pension Cuts, Support Union Plan and Collaborative Approach http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/new-poll Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:41:43 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/new-poll Speaker Madigan Rejects Summit; Carrigan Responds Constructively http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/speaker-madigan-rejects-summit-carrigan-responds-constructively Thu, 31 Jan 2013 11:08:13 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/speaker-madigan-rejects-summit-carrigan-responds-constructively We Are One Illinois Comments on S&P Downgrade, Points to Summit as Critical Step Forward http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-comments-on-sp-downgrade-points-to-summit-as-critical-step-forward Fri, 25 Jan 2013 17:30:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-comments-on-sp-downgrade-points-to-summit-as-critical-step-forward Coalition Renews Call for Summit, Comments on Outgoing and Incoming General Assembly http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-renews-call-for-summit-comments-on-outgoing-and-incoming-general-assembly Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:37:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-renews-call-for-summit-comments-on-outgoing-and-incoming-general-assembly Urgent Call to Action! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/call-to-action-call-lawmakers Sat, 05 Jan 2013 14:11:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/call-to-action-call-lawmakers Rally, lobby and call to protect pensions! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rally-lobby-and-call-to-protect-pensions Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:24:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rally-lobby-and-call-to-protect-pensions Coalition Releases Studies on Pension Cuts, Recommendations for a Way Forward; Calls for Summit http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-releases-studies-on-cuts-recommendations-for-a-way-forward-calls-for-summit Tue, 18 Dec 2012 12:13:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-releases-studies-on-cuts-recommendations-for-a-way-forward-calls-for-summit Coalition Notes Problems with HB 6258, but Stands Ready to Work Toward Solution http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-notes-problems-with-hb-6258-but-stands-ready-to-work-toward-solution Wed, 05 Dec 2012 14:16:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-notes-problems-with-hb-6258-but-stands-ready-to-work-toward-solution Save the Dates: January 3 and 4 at the State Capitol in Springfield http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/save-the-dates-january Fri, 30 Nov 2012 16:43:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/save-the-dates-january Quinn Should Drop Unfair, Unconstitutional Pension Cuts and Work Together http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/quinn-should-drop-unfair-unconstitutional-pension-cuts-and-work-together Sun, 18 Nov 2012 13:54:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/quinn-should-drop-unfair-unconstitutional-pension-cuts-and-work-together Governor should apologize for "insensitive, offensive" remarks on slavery http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/governor-should-apologize-for Sun, 18 Nov 2012 13:48:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/governor-should-apologize-for Coalition thanks voters for amendment’s defeat, urges vigilance in January http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-thanks-voters-for-amendments-defeat-urges-vigilance-in-january Wed, 07 Nov 2012 12:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/coalition-thanks-voters-for-amendments-defeat-urges-vigilance-in-january Vote NO on the pension amendment to the Constitution! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/vote-no-on-the-pension-amendment-to-the-constitution Wed, 24 Oct 2012 17:22:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/vote-no-on-the-pension-amendment-to-the-constitution Rally at Capitol, call 888-412-6570 to protect pensions http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rally-at-capitol-call-888-412-6570-to-protect-pensions Fri, 17 Aug 2012 07:54:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rally-at-capitol-call-888-412-6570-to-protect-pensions Pension-cutting bill could resurface Aug. 17 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-cutting-bill-could-resurface-aug-17 Thu, 26 Jul 2012 14:06:03 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-cutting-bill-could-resurface-aug-17 We Are One Illinois repeats call for fair solution on pension funding http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-repeats-call-for-fair-solution-on-pension-funding Thu, 31 May 2012 22:22:53 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-repeats-call-for-fair-solution-on-pension-funding Pension-slashing bills loom. Calls needed now! http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-slashing-bill-looms-calls-needed-now Thu, 31 May 2012 11:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-slashing-bill-looms-calls-needed-now Union coalition launches campaign for fair solution on pensions http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/union-coalition-launches-campaign-for-fair-solution-on-pensions Tue, 15 May 2012 14:07:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/union-coalition-launches-campaign-for-fair-solution-on-pensions We Are One Illinois statement on Quinn news conference http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-statement-on-quinn-pension-proposal Fri, 20 Apr 2012 13:48:14 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-statement-on-quinn-pension-proposal "Un-Welcome Walker" to Springfield, Tuesday, April 17 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/un-welcome-walker-to-springfield-tuesday-april-17 Sun, 15 Apr 2012 13:36:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/un-welcome-walker-to-springfield-tuesday-april-17 We Are One Illinois statement on Governor's pension working group http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-statement-on-governors-pension-working-group Sat, 14 Apr 2012 21:46:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/we-are-one-illinois-statement-on-governors-pension-working-group Tell the Chamber: Scott Walker isn't welcome in Illinois http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/tell-the-chamber-scott-walker-isnt-welcome-in-illinois Mon, 02 Apr 2012 20:03:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/tell-the-chamber-scott-walker-isnt-welcome-in-illinois Call your legislator TODAY at 888-412-6570 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/call-your-legislator-today-at-888-412-6570 Wed, 02 Nov 2011 15:17:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/call-your-legislator-today-at-888-412-6570 Video: Thousands Attend We Are One IL Rally to “Defend the Middle Class” http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/video-thousands-attend-we-are-one-il-rally-to-defend-the-middle-class Tue, 01 Nov 2011 15:39:26 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/video-thousands-attend-we-are-one-il-rally-to-defend-the-middle-class Rally in the rotunda with We Are One IL on Wednesday, October 26 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rally-in-the-rotunda Thu, 20 Oct 2011 13:51:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/rally-in-the-rotunda Statement by We Are One Illinois on SB 512 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/press-release-state-by-we-are-one-illinois-on-sb-512 Mon, 30 May 2011 16:37:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/press-release-state-by-we-are-one-illinois-on-sb-512 Unions Win as Illinois Lawmakers Put Off Pension Reform until Fall http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/unions-win-as-illinois-lawmakers-put-off-pension-reform-until-fall Mon, 30 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 Dave McKinney http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/unions-win-as-illinois-lawmakers-put-off-pension-reform-until-fall Press Release: Pension-Cutting Bill Heads to House Floor, We Are One Illinois Urges Lawmakers to Defeat It http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-cutting-bill-heads-to-house-floor-we-are-one-illinois-urges-lawmakers-to-defeat-it Thu, 26 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-cutting-bill-heads-to-house-floor-we-are-one-illinois-urges-lawmakers-to-defeat-it Press Release: We Are One Illinois Urges Legislators to Oppose Pension-Cutting Bill http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/press-release-we-are-one-illinois-urges-legislators-to-oppose-pension-cutting-bill Wed, 25 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/press-release-we-are-one-illinois-urges-legislators-to-oppose-pension-cutting-bill Pension Reform Plan Still Behind Closed Doors for Now http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-reform-plan-still-behind-closed-doors-for-now-read-more-httpdailyherald-comarticle20110524news705249932ixzz1nixj0hvc Tue, 24 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 Mike Riopell http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-reform-plan-still-behind-closed-doors-for-now-read-more-httpdailyherald-comarticle20110524news705249932ixzz1nixj0hvc Press Release: Group Representing More Than 1 Million Members Gears Up for Final Days to Defend Against Legislative Attacks on Public Employee Pensions http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/press-release-group-representing-more-than-1-million-members-gears-up-for-final-days-to-defend-against-legislative-attacks-on-public-employee-pensions Mon, 23 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 We are One Illinois http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/press-release-group-representing-more-than-1-million-members-gears-up-for-final-days-to-defend-against-legislative-attacks-on-public-employee-pensions Don't Punish Teachers, Reward Them for The Valuable Work That They Perform http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/op-ed-dont-punish-teachers-reward-them-for-the-valuable-work-that-they-perform Sat, 21 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 Rick Becker http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/op-ed-dont-punish-teachers-reward-them-for-the-valuable-work-that-they-perform Pension Bill Awaiting Republican Suggestions in Illinois House http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-bill-awaiting-republican-suggestions-in-illinois-house Fri, 20 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 Chris Wetterich http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-bill-awaiting-republican-suggestions-in-illinois-house AFFI President Pat Devaney On Springfield's AM 1450 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/affi-president-pat-devaney-on-springfields-am-1450 Tue, 17 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/affi-president-pat-devaney-on-springfields-am-1450 Press Release: We are One Illinois Launches Statewide Radio Ad http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/press-release Tue, 17 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/press-release FOX Chicago Sunday: Illinois Federation of Teachers President Dan Montgomery http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/fox-chicago-sunday-illinois-federation-of-teachers-president-dan-montgomery Mon, 16 May 2011 10:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/fox-chicago-sunday-illinois-federation-of-teachers-president-dan-montgomery House Expected to Consider Pension Changes http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/house-expected-to-consider-pension-changes Sat, 14 May 2011 10:00:00 -5000 Chris Wetterich http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/house-expected-to-consider-pension-changes Public Employees Air Own Ad http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/public-employees-air-own-ad Fri, 13 May 2011 10:00:00 -5000 Edward McClelland http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/public-employees-air-own-ad Illinois Pension Debate Involves Cash, Confusion http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/illinois-pension-debate-involves-cash-confusion Thu, 12 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 Kurt Erickson http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/illinois-pension-debate-involves-cash-confusion Press Release: We Are One Illinois Coalition Warns Against Rush To Slash Pensions http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/httpwww-weareoneillinois-orgdocumentspress-release-5-11-11-pdf Wed, 11 May 2011 16:30:00 -5000 We Are One Illinois http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/httpwww-weareoneillinois-orgdocumentspress-release-5-11-11-pdf Chicago Tonight http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/chicago-tonight Wed, 11 May 2011 16:01:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/chicago-tonight A Letter to Leaders in Springfield http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/a-letter-to-leaders-in-springfield Wed, 11 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 We are One Illinois http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/a-letter-to-leaders-in-springfield Commercial Club Members get Sweet Deal Pensions http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/commercial-club-members-get Wed, 11 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 Edward McClelland http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/commercial-club-members-get Who Can Fix State’s Public Pension Crisis? Try H.G. Wells http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/who-can-fix-states-public-pension-crisis-try-h-g-wells Tue, 10 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/who-can-fix-states-public-pension-crisis-try-h-g-wells Public Workers Must not Cover for State http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/public-workers-must-not-cover-for-state Mon, 09 May 2011 10:00:00 -5000 Bob Lyons http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/public-workers-must-not-cover-for-state Statehouse Insider: Budget Work Getting Messy http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statehouse-insider-budget-work-getting-messy Sun, 08 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 Doug Finke http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/statehouse-insider-budget-work-getting-messy Op-Ed: Illinois Should Honor Current Pensions http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/illinois-should-honor-current-pensions Fri, 06 May 2011 09:15:00 -5000 Michael T. Carrigan, President of the Illinois AFL-CIO http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/illinois-should-honor-current-pensions Op-Ed: Society’s Promise to Public Safety Workers goes Beyond Memorials http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/op-ed-societys-promise-to-public-safety-workers-goes-beyond-memorials Fri, 06 May 2011 09:01:00 -5000 Sean Smoot, Director of the Illinois Police Benevolent & Protective Association http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/op-ed-societys-promise-to-public-safety-workers-goes-beyond-memorials Illinois Democrats Enrage Public-Worker Unions With Drive to Tame Pensions http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/illinois-democrats-enrage-public-worker-unions-with-drive-to-tame-pensions Fri, 06 May 2011 08:46:00 -5000 Tim Jones http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/illinois-democrats-enrage-public-worker-unions-with-drive-to-tame-pensions Unprecedented Illinois Coalition Mobilizing Support for Public Employee Pensions http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/unprecedented-illinois-coalition-mobilizing-support-for-public-employee-pensions Wed, 04 May 2011 12:00:00 -5000 http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/unprecedented-illinois-coalition-mobilizing-support-for-public-employee-pensions Op-ed: Honor pensions or reform them? http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/honor-pensions-or-reform-them Mon, 02 May 2011 09:31:00 -5000 Pat Devaney http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/honor-pensions-or-reform-them Op-ed: In the Spotlight: Better way to fix pension mess than by cheating people out ... http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/in-the-spotlight-better-way-to-fix-pension-mess-than-by-cheating-people-out Mon, 02 May 2011 09:30:00 -5000 Dan Montgomery http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/in-the-spotlight-better-way-to-fix-pension-mess-than-by-cheating-people-out Op-ed: Don’t break pension promises http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/dont-break-pension-promises Mon, 02 May 2011 00:06:00 -5000 Ken Swanson and Henry Bayer http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/dont-break-pension-promises TRS report: Newer teachers will fund their own pensions http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/trs-report-newer-teachers-will-fund-their-own-pensions Fri, 22 Apr 2011 22:30:00 -5000 Chris Wetterich http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/trs-report-newer-teachers-will-fund-their-own-pensions Is Welching on Public Pension Promises an Option for Illinois? An Analysis of Article XIII, Section 5 of the Illinois Constitution http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/is-welching-on-public-pension-promises-an-option-for-illinois Tue, 01 Mar 2011 14:08:00 -5000 Eric M. Madiar http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/is-welching-on-public-pension-promises-an-option-for-illinois Pension reforms likely to have unpleasant consequences http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-reforms-likely-to-have-unpleasant-consequences Sat, 25 Dec 2010 23:30:00 -5000 Chris Wetterich http://www.weareoneillinois.org/news/pension-reforms-likely-to-have-unpleasant-consequences