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Entries for December 2013


December 19, 2013 - Flexible Benefit Service Corporation (Flex) announced today that the company has launched an InsureXSolutions private health insurance exchange for the Policemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (PBPA). The Illinois Police Insurance Exchange allows the PBPAs 30,000-plus active and retired police officers to discover personalized health insurance options, compare plans and enroll by December 23 to have coverage beginning January 1, 2014.

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Yesterday, public sector employees, including a number of our members, suffered a major legislative defeat when the Illinois Senate approved the Conference Committee Report for SB 1 by a bare majority of 30 votes. Immediately thereafter, the so-called “pension theft” bill was approved again by a very thin two vote margin of 62 votes.  Leaders in the House and Senate, along with Governor Quinn, twisted legislator’s arms to the breaking point, and most assuredly made promises of political favors, to garner the minimum thresholds for approval. Governor Quinn will likely have signed this terrible bill into law by the time you read this report.

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