Friday, November 21, 2014

Paving The Way

In summary, the state of Illinois made a constitutionally protected promise to its employees concerning their pension benefits.  Under established and uncontroverted Illinois law, the state of Illinois cannot break this promise.

-- Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John Belz, ruling that Illinois' 2013 pension reform law is unconstitutional, opening the way for an appeal to the state Supreme Court, 21 November 2014

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