Illinois Department of Insurance

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Springfield, IL - 62767

Illinois Department of Insurance News

Illinois' pensions debt grew more in one year than half of states' entire budgets

In one year, Illinois' pensions added more debt than 25 U.S. states' entire budgets.

The crazy cartoon world of Illinois public pensions

Strange things happen in cartoons – things that could never happen in real life, things that are physically impossible – but cartoon lovers know that and delight in the alternate “reality.” The absurd goings-on are an essential part of animated humor.

Public pension annual reports available at DOI portal

With much of the state's financial crisis being blamed on under-funded public pensions, wouldn't it be great if ordinary taxpayers could see exactly what condition the funds they support are in?