Madigan: Pension Reform Vote Will be “Difficult”

Illinois Review

Madigan says the pension reform vote will be “difficult,” and that means he’s looking for Republican votes to keep his Democrats from aggravating unions in their districts. How did your House member vote on a similar bill – SB 1 – earlier this year? How should he or she vote next Tuesday in Springfield?

Pritchard releases pension reform proposal details, Madigan looks for GOP support – Illinois Review

SYCAMORE – Friday afternoon, House Speaker Mike Madigan and MInority Leader Jim Durkin released an outline of their agreed-upon pension reform plan to state lawmakers. State Rep Bob Pritchard (R-Sycamore) sent the list of proposed reforms to constitutents, and asked…