State lawmakers have approved a plan to restructure retirement benefits for state employees. Gov. Quinn says he’ll sign it. But labor groups vow to sue and the proposal sets up a fight for next year’s election.
This is priceless. And I thought there might be a shortage of sound bites without a daily Daley press conference. State Senator Christine Radogno had the pleasure of visiting with Raekwon (Wu-Tang) last night.
Illinois legislators are scheduled to begin the fall veto session later this week. And newly elected Governor Pat Quinn tells the Chicago Sun-Times the top priority should be an income tax increase. But Quinn could face some opposition in the Illinois Senate.