Madigan Switch Boosts State Pension Proposal

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Published on January 5 2013 1:08 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has switched his position and legislators could consider a new state pension compromise this coming week.

Governor Pat Quinn and the four legislative leaders will meet today in Chicago to discuss the proposal.

Quinn is hopeful of getting a pension deal before the current General Assembly wraps up its work on Wednesday.