John Cullerton http://tspr.org en AFSCME Now Less Likely to Negotiate on Pensions http://tspr.org/post/afscme-now-less-likely-negotiate-pensions <p>Illinois lawmakers hope to have a second shot at reaching a compromise with public employees over pensions, but the unions are pinning their hopes on the court system. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:26:38 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 57287 at http://tspr.org AFSCME Now Less Likely to Negotiate on Pensions Moody's: Budget Could Undo 'Significant Progress' http://tspr.org/post/moodys-budget-could-undo-significant-progress <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="&quot;I don&#039;t know how you can blame us or the governor for a negative bond rating,&quot; Senate President John Cullerton says. &quot;The Republicans are the ones saying, &#039;Don&#039;t raise the taxes, we don&#039;t need that. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:47:12 +0000 Brian Mackey 54387 at http://tspr.org Moody's: Budget Could Undo 'Significant Progress' Cullerton, Madigan Come To Budget Agreement, Will Revisit Revenue After Election http://tspr.org/post/cullerton-madigan-come-budget-agreement-will-revisit-revenue-after-election <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Illinois Senate" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/card_280/public/201310/cullerton_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;&#160;</span>Illinois Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) says he's come to an agreement on state spending with the speaker of the Illinois House. Thu, 29 May 2014 12:28:27 +0000 Hannah Meisel 54005 at http://tspr.org Cullerton, Madigan Come To Budget Agreement, Will Revisit Revenue After Election You First ... No, You First: Tax Hike Timing http://tspr.org/post/you-first-no-you-first-tax-hike-timing <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago" data-attribution="Credit ilga.gov" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/card_280/public/201401/cullerton.jpg" alt="" /><p>The Illinois House will take the lead on whether Illinois keeps its 5 percent income tax. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:38:09 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 52344 at http://tspr.org You First ... No, You First: Tax Hike Timing Lawsuit Filed Over Paycheck Veto http://tspr.org/post/lawsuit-filed-over-paycheck-veto <p>The leaders of the Illinois House and Senate have filed a lawsuit over Governor Pat Quinn’s veto of legislative salaries. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:54:30 +0000 Illinois AP 38153 at http://tspr.org Lawsuit Filed Over Paycheck Veto