Illinois’ legislative leaders briefed other lawmakers Friday on details of a breakthrough agreement for solving the state’s $100 billion pension crisis, leaving them four days to study the plan before facing a vote that could be crucial for the state’s financial condition and their own re-election plans.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn pledged Tuesday to reform the public employee pension system “once and for all” this spring.
Gov. Pat Quinn and top Illinois lawmakers talked about jobs at their latest high-level meeting Tuesday.
Gov. Pat Quinn called legislative leaders to his Thompson Center office, and gave them till Friday to agree on a plan that he said would avoid a shutdown of state construction projects.