CHICAGO (CBS) – Gov. Pat Quinn was moving to call a special session of the Illinois General Assembly next month to vote on legislation to set up a special election in 2016 for the Illinois State Comptroller’s office. 354 more words
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois Supreme Court is allowing a speedy review of a state pension overhaul that a lower court has declared unconstitutional. 125 more words
our colleagues in the House are also prepared to vote yes,” she said.
Gov. Pat Quinn has said he’d like to see the minimum wage hike approved before he leaves office in January; but Governor-elect Bruce Rauner has urged lawmakers not to act on the minimum wage before he takes office, and not without also approving pro-business measures, such as changes to the state’s workers’ compensation laws, tax reductions, and caps on non-compensatory damages awarded in lawsuits. 282 more words