Sunday, August 24, 2014

Unions File Motion in Sangamon County

"Yesterday, the We Are One Illinois coalition, along with other plaintiffs, filed a motion in Sangamon County urging the Circuit Court to enter judgment in the plaintiffs’ favor on the State’s affirmative defense in light of the recent Supreme Court decision in the case of Kanerva v. Weems. The We Are One Illinois coalition and other plaintiffs assert that the Kanerva decision confirms that the Pension Protection Clause in the Illinois Constitution is absolute and without exception, even with respect to the fiscal circumstances alleged by the State in its defense..." READ MORE

Title: "This just in...Unions file motion to 'gut' the state's pension case"
Author: Rich Miller
Source: Capitol Fax
Date Published: August 22, 2014

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