William Daley http://peoriapublicradio.org en Political scientist says Gov. needs a win on pension reform http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/political-scientist-says-gov-needs-win-pension-reform <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois Governor Pat Quinn “Desperately needs a win” on pension reform. That’s the conclusion of political scientist Kent Redfield. The U of I Springfield professor spoke ahead of next week’s special session on pensions, which Quinn ordered. Redfield says the Governor repeatedly blamed pension costs for the state's budget problems. If no agreement is reached, Redfield says, Quinn will look weak going into next year’s primary election:</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:56:42 +0000 Denise Molina & Dan Klefstad 7126 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Political scientist says Gov. needs a win on pension reform