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Progress Illinois: “House Will Not Consider Senate Pension Plan”

June 13 2013 During the upcoming special session, the Illinois House will not consider the Senate’s pension reform bill. Instead, the chamber will consider an amendment to SB 2404 introduced by House Speaker Michael Madigan Wednesday. The amendment gets rid …

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Illinois Observer: “Madigan Makes New Pension Move”

June 12, 2013 By: David Ormsby Chicago, IL – Extra: Illinois pension reform today encountered another legislative twist. Illinois House lawmakers next week may get a chance to vote on Senate President John Cullerton’s pension legislation, Senate Bill 2404 – …

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AP: “Quinn calls pension session after credit downgrade”

June 7, 2013 SPRINGFIELD, IL — Whammed by Illinois’ second credit-rating downgrade this week because of the pension debacle, Gov. Pat Quinn moved swiftly Thursday to call lawmakers into a special session “to finish their job” after adjourning the spring …

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