Still Few Gains In Illinois Pension TalksOne suggestion: extend the temporary income tax increase, set to expire in 2015, and earmark that revenue towards paying the pension obligations.
Illinois Republican Leader Admits Attracting Minority Voters Is Difficult"I think the tone and the rhetoric from a lot of people around the country on the Republican Party is inappropriate when it comes to issues like immigration," Tom Cross said.
Illinois House Rejects Pension Cuts For Lawmakers OnlyGov. Quinn called legislators into special session Friday to address pensions. But nothing could be achieved.
Illinois Republican Skeptical On Special Session “As much as I think it would be nice to say we’ve got an agreement on pension reform, I don’t think that realistically [is] going to happen," Tom Cross said
Illinois Lawmakers, Bears Meet to Talk ConcussionsThe legislation would require all school boards to adopt a policy regarding student athlete concussions and head injuries.