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Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Ill. Supreme Court To Hear Appeal On Lawmaker Pay Dispute

Gov. Pat Quinn’s appeal of a ruling that his veto of lawmakers’ pay was unconstitutional will be heard by the Illinois Supreme Court.

10/17/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Appeals Court Denies Quinn’s Latest Bid To Block Lawmakers’ Pay

Gov. Pat Quinn lost another round in his bid to block lawmakers’ paychecks until they send him a pension reform plan, when the Illinois Appellate Court denied his request to stop legislators from getting paid.

09/27/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Hearing Today On Fight Over State Lawmakers’ Pay

House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton sued after Gov. Pat Quinn used his veto power earlier this summer to cut money for legislators’ salaries from the state budget.

09/18/2013

Illinois State Capitol

September Hearing Set On Dispute Over Lawmakers’ Salary

“This is going to be a landmark case,” said Gov. Pat Quinn, who used his veto power last month to block lawmakers’ salaries over their failure to reach an agreement on pension reform.

08/06/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn (left) and state Rep. Anthony DeLuca (right) shake hands at an event where Quinn signed legislation for a South Suburban Airport. (Credit: CBS)

Salary Dispute Prompts Tense Moment For Quinn, Lawmaker At Bill Signing

One of the state lawmakers whose paychecks are being withheld by Gov. Pat Quinn over the state’s pension stalemate appeared to be about to upstage the governor at a bill signing yesterday.

07/26/2013

Walter Jacobson

Walter: Not All Springfield Pay Cuts Created Equal

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson sets his sights on claims that state lawmakers have slashed their salaries.

04/07/2011