Courts Moving On Pension Reform Case

October 9, 2014

(Springfield, IL)  --  There's movement on the pension reform case that's before the circuit court in Springfield.  Judges will hear arguments on November 20th.  A coalition of unions and a few other groups challenged the law, claiming it's unconstitutional because it reduces their benefits.  The state argues the law will hold up in court despite a clause in the Illinois Constitution that says pension benefits can't be diminished or impaired.

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