budget address http://tristatesradio.com en State Faces Hard Choices for Budget Reform http://tristatesradio.com/post/state-faces-hard-choices-budget-reform <p>In his budget address, Governor Pat Quinn, said three-quarters of Illinois&#39;&nbsp; pension burden is for people who don&#39;t work for the state. It covers some of the pension costs for teachers and others who are employees of local government bodies.<br /><br />State Senator John Sullivan (D-47)&nbsp; said the state must bring all the stakeholders to the negotiating table to find a long-term solution to funding pensions.<br /> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 22:16:23 +0000 James Lenz 10657 at http://tristatesradio.com State Faces Hard Choices for Budget Reform