On Thursday, July 3, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled 6-1 that subsidized health care benefits of retired state employees are protected by the state. We discuss the decision and its implications with a panel of experts.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in a 5-4 ruling. The 1996 law blocked federal recognition of same-sex marriages. In a separate case, the court ruled that it could not take up a challenge to Proposition 8, the California law banning gay marriage. Read the full opinions.
Can the city’s top watchdog be independent of the mayor? A recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling strikes a blow to those prospects. Inspector General Joe Ferguson joins us to talk about the ramifications.
We hear what health care and health insurance professionals have to say about the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act.