Text Size
Login
config

Senate President on GOP pension proposal

jjc pens gop 012116SPRINGFIELD - The following statement was released by Senate President John J. Cullerton regarding Republican leaders’ pension proposal:

“The governor called me this morning to say he was going to back my ideas for pension reform. The plan he outlined at his news conference isn’t what we talked about. It’s not my plan. It goes beyond what we discussed and beyond what I support.

“We apparently still have a fundamental disagreement over the role of collective bargaining in this process, in the sense that I think collective bargaining should continue to exist and the governor does not.

“I look forward to working with the governor to clarify these issues and appreciate his willingness to consider other ideas and just how far he’s moved away from his original pension reform ideas.

“But this is not my plan, not the plan we discussed this morning, and it does not have my support.”

Photo of the Day

POTD04192018CM0036
Sign up for The Majority Report HERE
Find Your Legislator

News Releases

IMAGE Murphy-backed workers’ compensation reform advances
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
SPRINGFIELD —Employers may see lower workers’ compensation premiums under a measure backed by State Senator Laura Murphy (D-Des Plaines)...

Read More...
IMAGE Manar joins Senate in voting to protect downstate Main Street retailers
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Measure will help stabilize rural communities as consumer shopping habits evolve SPRINGFIELD – An effort to protect rural and downstate...

Read More...
IMAGE Mulroe works to strengthen smoke free Illinois
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Police and state conservation officers could join local police in enforcing Illinois’ anti-smoking laws. A...

Read More...
IMAGE Manar calls out Rauner for holding up state grant for Decatur clinic
Friday, 13 April 2018
Clinic’s ability to address Decatur opioid crisis uncertain while state funding is withheld SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Andy Manar is...

Read More...
IMAGE Koehler passes measure bringing transparency to fracking operations
Thursday, 12 April 2018
SPRINGFIELD – Legislation that brings transparency to the fracking process passed a key senate committee today. Senate Bill 3174, sponsored by...

Read More...

Follow ILSenDems

Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube

Senate Schedule
General Assembly Bills & Resolutions
The Great Pension Debate