downstate teachers http://tspr.org en Illinois Lawmakers to Tackle Pension Reform (Again) http://tspr.org/post/illinois-lawmakers-tackle-pension-reform-again <p>Governor Pat Quinn has called lawmakers back to Springfield for a one-day special session to reform the state&#39;s pension systems.<br /><br />But so far he doesn&#39;t have a plan beyond that.<br /><br />&quot;We&#39;ve had proposals this year, we&#39;ve had a working group this year, we&#39;ve had discussions and negotiations this year,&quot; Quinn said.&nbsp;<br /><br />&quot;It&#39;s time to vote. It&#39;s time to show the people where the legislators stand on the foremost fiscal challenge that faces Illinois today, tomorrow or forever.&quot;<br />&nbsp; Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:09:00 +0000 Rich Egger 19096 at http://tspr.org Illinois Lawmakers to Tackle Pension Reform (Again)