Middle of September, Illinois pension reform was so close . . .

. . . said Sun-Times editorial filled with good will toward their beloved Dems.

They’re close, with the outlines of their plan already public. The moment has come to put on the finishing touches and that should include a last drive to lower the percentage of the state’s annual budget eaten up by pension costs.

There’s no reason this can’t happen this week, which would prod Democratic leaders Michael Madigan and John Cullerton to call a special session by the end of September. A last resort would be to move a pension bill during the fall veto session that begins Oct. 22.

Last resort? Gosh all hemlock, late November, and it looks as if something went wrong!

Enough to make a grown man weep.

Advertisements

One thought on “Middle of September, Illinois pension reform was so close . . .

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s