House Speaker Mike Madigan
Madigan says collecting a 3 percent surcharge on income greater than $1 million would pump an extra $550 per pupil into the state education fund.
Three weeks after the Illinois legislature gave the governor a bill allowing people to carry a concealed weapon, there’s no decision.
Legislative leaders will revisit the subject of pension reforms in five weeks.
The plan to make local school districts pay into their teachers’ pension systems was just too nasty and contentious.