The State Journal Register (Springfield, IL): Illinois House OKs Madigan pension-reform plan

A comprehensive pension reform bill narrowly passed the Illinois House Thursday and was sent to the Senate, which voted against similar reforms in March.

Sponsored by House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, Senate Bill 1 passed the House on a bipartisan 62-51 vote, with two representatives voting “present.” The bill needed 60 votes to pass. Read the rest of the article HERE.