Did Quinn just back away from the cost shift?
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012
* For about a year now, the standard mantra from Chicago Democratic leaders has been that the “cost-shift” must happen. The idea is to move billions of dollars in employer pension payments from the state down to local school districts and colleges and universities. Senate President John Cullerton came up with the idea, but Gov. Pat Quinn jumped on board shortly thereafter.
* Yesterday, Quinn was asked whether the cost-shift was still a major component of his pension reform plan. His response…
Sounds like he’s backing away a bit to me.