Quinn throws Hail Mary on Illinois pension reform (Chicago Tribune)

January 8, 2013 – Gov. Pat Quinn this afternoon floated a desperation plan on pension reform, throwing his support behind a bill that would set up a commission to decide how to fix Illinois’ financially failing government worker retirement systems. Conventional efforts to craft a compromise on pension changes have gone nowhere during the lame-duck session. The new measure filed today would set up an eight-member commission appointed by the four legislative leaders. The panel would issue a report on pension system changes that would become law unless the General Assembly voted to overturn it.

Link to Full Article: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-quinn-urges-compromise-on-pension-plan-doesnt-say-how-to-get-there-20130108,0,5255676.story



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