Gov. Pat Quinn says he stressed Illinois’ workforce and transportation when pitching the state to be headquarters of Archer Daniels Midland Company.
“I really think this is, the coming year, a good opportunity to take a step back and examine the tax code and the incentives in Illinois,” Gov. Quinn says.
Former Chicago Bears player, coach gets his #89 retired.
The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.
After years of inaction, Illinois lawmakers have approved a historic plan to finally close the gap on the state’s $100 billion public pension shortfall, which is considered the nation’s worst.
State officials say a “suspicious letter” that caused an evacuation at Gov. Pat Quinn’s constituent services office in Springfield contained baby powder.
The House voted 62-53 in favor of the plan, sending it to Gov. Pat Quinn, who has said he will sign it. The Senate approved the measure 30-24 just minutes earlier.
After more than five months of work, Illinois’ legislative leaders announced Wednesday they’ve reached a deal to help solve the state’s $100 billion pension problem, considered the nation’s worst.
Illinois House lawmakers are expected to gather in Springfield next week to approve a possible solution to the state’s roughly $100 billion pension crisis.
Land of Lincoln is in minority as a state with a Democratic governor, but no health insurance marketplace.