Representative Jim Durkin http://peoriapublicradio.org en Pension talks to continue today http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pension-talks-continue-today <p></p><div>A solution for dealing with Illinois' 100 billion dollars of pension debt continues to elude legislators, even as the spring session rapidly approaches its end. The General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn Friday. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky reports.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lawmakers have taken votes to deal with the pension debt. Problem is the House passed a plan that Speaker Mike Madigan says will save more money. And the Senate passed a different plan that his fellow Democrat, President John </span>Cullerton<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, says is better because it's more likely to be upheld by the courts.</span></div><div> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:12:32 +0000 Denise Molina & Amanda Vinicky 6471 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Pension talks to continue today