Tuesday, June 04, 2013

BND.com: Do leaders want to fix pensions?

Via Belleville News Democrat,
Are you a fan of conspiracy theories? One making the rounds in Springfield is that Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan purposely let pension reform flop because they don't want Gov. Pat Quinn running for re-election in 2014. They are trying to clear the way for Bill Daley, President Obama's former chief of staff. Or maybe Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Mike's daughter.
It seems pretty farfetched. Then again, how else do you explain the two most powerful Democrats in Illinois failing to address the state's pension crisis for the third year in a row?

Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/2013/06/03/2641992/do-leaders-want-to-fix-pensions.html#storylink=cpy

Perfectly plausible IMO.


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