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Inaction On Pension Reform Costing Illinois $12.6 Million A Day: QuinnThe state could be another $1 billion or so in the hole before the Illinois General Assembly does anything. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
State Lawmakers Fail To Pass Pension Reform Before DeadlineGov. Pat Quinn is promising not to give up the fight for pension reform, after lawmakers failed to get a bill passed before the deadline of midnight Thursday night.
Madigan Wants Lawmakers Involved In Labor NegotiationsIllinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) says if lawmakers are supposed to find a way to build the state payroll, they should be involved in negotiating labor contracts.
Governor Seeks Bill Abolishing Controversial Scholarship ProgramIllinois House Speaker Michael Madigan plans to block an attempt by Gov. Pat Quinn to end the controversial legislative scholarship program.
Report: Cullerton Moves To Repeal Video Poker LawIn a surprise move, Senate President John Cullerton Wednesday took steps to gut the controversial 2009 state law that authorized video gambling machines in bars and restaurants throughout the state, the Sun-Times is reporting.
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