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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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August 22, 2014
Declaration of Linda Brookhart to the Circuit Court of the Seventh Judicial Circuit
Pertaining to the Irrevocable Election
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August 20, 2014
Letter to the Editor from SUAA Executive Director Linda Brookhart
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August 08, 2014
Letter to CMS from SUAA Attorney Maduff
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July 23, 2014
Letter to Governor Quinn from SUAA Executive Director Linda Brookhart
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Lawyers Will Push to Speed up Pension Reform Ruling
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Mini Briefing 7.22.2014
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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
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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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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

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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