Quinn: 'High Noon' Coming For State's Pension MessGov. Pat Quinn says, when state lawmakers go back to Springfield for their final session before the new legislature takes over, addressing the pension mess has to be their top priority.
Illinois Lawmakers Warned About State's Fiscal CliffCongress isn’t the only government body facing a “financial cliff.” Illinois lawmakers also are being warned about the state’s dire financial situation, which could get even worse if the federal government has to slash funding to the states.
Cullerton Hopes To Tackle State's Pension LiabilitiesIllinois Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) wants to tackle the state’s largest financial burden – unfunded pension liabilities – during the upcoming spring legislative session.