Quad City Times

Pension deal still not done: House expects to return Tuesday

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Although Illinois' legislative leaders say they are close, there still is no final agreement on a plan to fix the state's underfunded pension systems.

With the clock ticking toward a possible showdown vote in the House on Tuesday, leaders in the House and Senate are expected to continue talking through the holiday weekend in an attempt to iron out the wrinkles in a problem that has vexed the General Assembly for years.