legislators' salaries http://peoriapublicradio.org en Judge agrees to hear suit over legislative pay http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/judge-agrees-hear-suit-over-legislative-pay <div>Illinois lawmakers will likely have to miss at least one more paycheck.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Cook County judge Tuesday agreed to hear oral arguments next month over the veto of legislative pay.</span></div><div> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:55:35 +0000 Tony Arnold 10003 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Judge agrees to hear suit over legislative pay Quinn turns focus to Daley http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-turns-focus-daley <div>With Attorney General Lisa Madigan out of the race for Governor, incumbent Pat Quinn turned his focus to another potential opponent, Bill Daley. &nbsp;As IPR’S Amanda Vinicky it's an early indication of the campaign to come.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republicans have a somewhat crowded field of four candidates hoping to be Illinois' next Governor. For now, though, Democrats have only two: former U.S. Commerce Secretary Bill Daley and Governor Pat Quinn.</span></p></div><div> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:25:07 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 8992 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn turns focus to Daley Lawmakers adjourn without acting on pension overhaul http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lawmakers-adjourn-without-acting-pension-overhaul <div>Illinois legislators gathered all day Tuesday to deal with a new gun law then promptly adjourned without taking action on the state's pensions. As IPR’S Amanda Vinicky reports that sets the stage for another showdown between the governor and the General Assembly.</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yesterday was the deadline </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Pat Quinn had given legislators for getting a pension overhaul to his desk.</span></p><div> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:23:17 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 8613 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lawmakers adjourn without acting on pension overhaul