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The State Universities Annuitants Association (SUAA) provides the framework for a unified message dedicated to preserving and protecting a strong public pension system, healthcare benefits, and the general well-being of its membership.

SUAA advocates on behalf of all faculty and staff of public universities and community colleges - both retired and current employees - their spouses and survivors, who are participants and beneficiaries of the State Universities Retirement System.


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July 2, 2014
Attorney Aaron Maduff, Update on Lawsuits Against State over Pension Reform
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May 23, 2014
Attorney Aaron Maduff, on the SUAA Suit Against Pension Reform
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July 14, 2014
Moody's says Illinois Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Pension Reform
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July 10, 2014
Insurance Refunds for State Retirees in Flux
Click Here to read the Article in the State Journal Register

Mini Briefing 7.7.2014 - How the Kanerva Decision Relates to Pension Lawsuit.
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July 3, 2014
State Universities Retirees and State Retirees Health Insurance Lawsuit was Overturned by the Supreme Court.
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Mini Briefing 7.2.2014
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Mini Briefing 6.26.2014 - Update on Pension Litigation
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Click Here to read "Initial Pension Reform Ruling Likely Months Away" in State Journal Register

June 23, 2014
Dan Long, Executive Director, COGFA, speaks on the challenges facing Illinois' Budget and Economy and Daniel Hankiewicz, Pension Manager, COGFA, speaks on the State's Pensions and Retirement Systems at the 2014 SUAA Annual Meeting in Springfield on 6.17.2014.
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Mini Briefing 6.10.2014
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Mini Briefing 5.22.2014
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May 16, 2014
Illinois Attorney General Answers and Defenses to Pension Lawsuit in Sangamon County.

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May 16, 2014
Sangamon County Court Injuction Hearing on PA 98-0599 Transcript 05.14.2014
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May 16, 2014
Attorney General Madigan Defends State Pension Law.
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Click Here to read The Attorney General's response to State Universities Annuitants Association vs SURS

Mini Briefing 5.15.2014
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May 13, 2014
Sangamon County granted SUAA's Motion and We Are One's Motion for temporary restraining order and injunction of the pension law.
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May 13, 2014
Press Release: SUAA and IL Attorney General reach agreement on implementation of State's new pension law.
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Joint Motion to Enter Agreed Interim Order
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Agreed Interim Order Concerning Implementation of PA 98-599.
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May 13, 2014
"Deal Reached on University Pensions"
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May 2, 2014
Press Release for SUAA Motion for Injunctive Relief.
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May 2, 2014
SUAA Motion for Injunctive Relief Filed in Sangamon County 05.02.2014.
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April 29, 2014

Video of Professor Ann Lousin's presentation at the
UIC Chapter of SUAA Spring Membership Meeting
.
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Mini Briefing 4.17.2014
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SUAA Regional Meeting at Northern Illinois University.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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March 26, 2014
Governor Pat Quinn's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Address.
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for the Budget.Illinois.Gov webpage

March 25, 2014

Motion to oppose SUAA Lawsuit Consolidation in Springfield.
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March 19, 2014
SUAA Lawsuit Complaint (Updated)
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February 26, 2014
SUAA Lawsuit Press Release
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February 26, 2014
SUAA Lawsuit Update for SB 1 (PA 98-0599)
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January 13, 2014
Pension Reform in a Nutshell
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Mini Briefing 1.14.2014
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Mini Briefing 1.10.2014
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December 17, 2013
SUAA Legal Fund Flyer
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Mini Briefing 12.18.2013 - Legal Fund
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December 11, 2013
How The Pension Lawsuits Could Play Out.

Click Here to read the article on the WUIS website
Click on Listen Button in article to hear interview with John Colombo, University of Illinois Law Professor.

Mini Briefing 12.03.2013
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December 3, 2013
Click Here for SUAA's Testimony to the Conference Committee, December 3, 2013 

December 2, 2013
Click Here for the We Are One COLA Cut Spreadsheet 

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Moody's says Illinois Supreme Court casts doubt on pension reform
Published 12/31/1969
A Wall Street credit rating agency said a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision that uph
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Moody's says Illinois Supreme Court ruling is credit negative' for state
Published 12/31/1969
Last week?s Illinois Supreme Court ruling on retiree health insurance is a credit negativ
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Insurance refunds for Ill. retirees in flux, nearly $23M in special account
Published 12/31/1969
Nearly $23 million of retiree health insurance premium money is sitting in a special stat
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