Quinn, legislative leaders hold pension emergency meeting
Gov. Pat Quinn called an emergency meeting of Illinois legislative leaders Friday to come up with a plan to solve the state’s pension crisis.
Quinn met with House Speaker Mike Madigan, Senate President John Cullerton, House Minority Leader Tom Cross and Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno.
No agreement was announced, but once again Quinn urged the leaders to work out their differences over competing bills and pass a bill to he can sign it.
The leaders said they would try again to pass Madigan’s bill in the Senate.
The measure got 16 yes votes during the session and will need 36 during next week’s special session.