Why don’t they act? The $17M- a-day question
Legislators and the governor continue to dither while an unresolved state pension funding crisis bleeds Illinois’ treasury of $17 million a day. Why don’t they do something?
Gov. Pat Quinn pointed out in his State of the State speech Wednesday that the Illinois public pension system, left unreformed, “is squeezing out education, public safety, and other vital services to the tune of $17 million a day.”
$17 million a day.
That figure has been used by Quinn and his people for a while now.
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