The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Government Lawyers
September 2013, vol. 15, no. 1
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In This Issue…
- From the Chair
A message from Committee Chair Eileen Geary.
- The pension conundrum delivers even more constitutionality issues as legislators are denied their pay
On July 10, 2013, Governor Quinn used his line-item veto power on an appropriations bill, House Bill 214, to eliminate General Assembly members’ salaries, effectively vetoing legislator’s paychecks, until a pension reform bill is signed into law. In response, Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan have filed a joint lawsuit against Governor Quinn, challenging the constitutionality of his line-item veto.
- Legislative summary of the 98th General Assembly
A summary of Public Acts 98-001 through 98-300 that may be of interest to the government bar.
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