Cullerton

Government
5:40 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Cullerton calling out Republican governor candidates

The top Democrat in the Illinois Senate went on the offensive over state spending Monday. Senate President John Cullerton is calling out the Republicans running for governor. 

Read more
Government
3:59 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

IL lawmakers create pension committee

The Illinois Legislature has taken action to create a committee to address the state's $97 billion pension problem. The House agreed to form a bipartisan conference committee after the Senate approved a similar motion Wednesday. Governor Pat Quinn requested the committee as a way to end a stalemate between the House and Senate. Senate President John Cullerton says there's no guarantee it will work but says it's "a very good step toward reaching a compromise":

Read more
Government
8:27 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Possible pension showdown in IL House, Senate

The long-simmering battle over government-employee pensions in Illinois took another turn Monday The Illinois Senate will be going its own way on a plan to change the drastically-underfunded system , potentially setting up a showdown with the House of Representatives.  IPR’s Brian Mackey has more: 


Read more
Government
5:52 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Cullerton unveils pension proposal

Senate President John Cullerton's office has released the first official outline of the pension proposal he negotiated with unions. IPR’s Amanda Vinicky has a rundown.

Read more