Statement from Governor Quinn on Stabilizing Our Pension System

SPRINGFIELD--(ENEWSPF)--May 31, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today released a statement regarding the status of pension reform in Illinois.

“While this has been a productive legislative session, our work is not done for the people of Illinois.

“Many members rose to the occasion to take difficult votes to save our Medicaid system from collapse, enact retiree healthcare reform and abolish the oft-abused legislative scholarship program. But we have not finished our work to reform Illinois’ pension system, which is drowning in an ocean of unfunded liability.

“As I have repeatedly made . . .

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