(Posted Yesterday @ 6:55 PM )
Bill Brady was one of 25 Republican lawmakers and the only Republican candidate for Governor who supported the reforms, which are designed to save $160 billion of taxpayer money over 30 years and protect the long-term viability of the state's public retirement systems.
This is what some editorial writers, columnists and commentators throughout Illinois said about the importance of the pension reform package.
Quincy Herald-Whig, December 8, 2013:
(Posted December 1st 2013 @ 12:35 PM )
The General Assembly on Tuesday is poised to vote on a package of meaningful pension reforms that would strengthen Illinois’ fiscal stability by eliminating a $100 billion pension system liability, the largest of any state in the nation, over 30 years.
I will be voting in support of this legislation which has been crafted through months of discussion, exhaustive analysis and legislative debate. It will not be an easy vote …