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Pension Reform Conference Committee 101

At the June 19, 2013 special session of the Illinois General Assembly, legislative leaders agreed to establish a conference committee to recommend a comprehensive pension reform legislation. What are the next step for pension reform? Any pension reform legislation requires …

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Chicago Tribune: “State lawmakers set up committee to tackle pension reform”

June 19, 2013 By: Ray Long and Monique Garcia SPRINGFIELD, IL – The General Assembly is in special session today to form a conference committee of lawmakers who will try to come up with a way to break a stalemate …

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Reuters: “Illinois pension fix headed to legislative conference committee”

June 18, 2013 By: Karen Pierog CHICAGO, IL – Seeking to break a weeks-long impasse in efforts to fix the state’s woefully underfunded pension system, Illinois will turn to a rarely used legislative conference committee in hopes of reaching a …

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Associated Press (AP): “Quinn, IL lawmakers plan pension talks into July”

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Unable to overcome a stalemate on the state’s $97 billion pension crisis, Illinois Gov.¬†Pat Quinn¬†and legislative leaders are working on a new plan that involves forming a bipartisan committee this week and reconvening the Legislature for an …

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University of Illinois Institute of Government & Public Affairs: “6 Simple Steps for Reforming SURS”

University of illinois institute of government and public affairs six simple steps for reforming surs from Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer

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