Friday, November 21, 2014

Court Rules Pension Law Unconstitutional

"An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state Constitution.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said she would immediately appeal the ruling to the state supreme court and ask it to rule on the matter on an expedited basis.

Sangamon County Circuit Judge John Belz ruled Friday in favor of state employees and retirees who sued to block the state's landmark pension overhaul..." READ MORE

Title: "Illinois pension reform law is unconstitutional, judge rules"
Source: Sun-Times Wires
Date Published: November 21, 2014

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