Ill. Supreme Court To Hear Appeal On Lawmaker Pay DisputeGov. Pat Quinn's appeal of a ruling that his veto of lawmakers' pay was unconstitutional will be heard by the Illinois Supreme Court.
Appeals Court Denies Quinn's Latest Bid To Block Lawmakers' PayGov. 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.
Hearing Today On Fight Over State Lawmakers' PayHouse 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.
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.
Salary Dispute Prompts Tense Moment For Quinn, Lawmaker At Bill SigningOne 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.
Walter: Not All Springfield Pay Cuts Created EqualCBS 2's Walter Jacobson sets his sights on claims that state lawmakers have slashed their salaries.