Deadlines and the Governor

Jul 8, 2013

Tuesday is the latest deadline Governor Pat Quinn has set for overhauling Illinois' pension systems. It's part of what's become an ongoing pattern: Quinn sets a deadline, the General Assembly fails to meet it, Quinn sets another deadline, et cetera. 

We asked Illinois Public Radio's Brian Mackey to take a look at the phenomenon, and try to figure out what, if anything, it says about the governor.