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Comptroller can’t pay state workers without Quinn’s signature

Cross calls caucus meeting as House GOP fight builds

Quinn warns lawmakers there will be consequences for pension failure

Quinn's gun maneuver sets stage for near-certain political defeat next week

Quinn signs law to let 17-year-olds vote in primaries

Extra: Hearing slated on Metra CEO Alex Clifford $750,000 severance pay

Pension committee chairman says no pension bill by July 9

The chairman of the legislative conference committee that is working to develop legislation to solve Illinois’s public pension crisis said Wednesday that it is not possible to come up with a responsible bill by the July 9 deadline set by Gov. Pat Quinn.

At the committee’s second public meeting Wednesday morning, state Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) said actuaries will not be able to score the conference committee’s ultimate proposal by the deadline.

“There is no way to get them done by July 9,” Raoul stated at the start of the meeting.

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Ex-Metra chief could get two raises for doing nothing

Illinois Lottery has $200 million in bookkeeping errors: state auditor

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