Cullerton http://northernpublicradio.org en Expert: Quinn Must Win On Pensions http://northernpublicradio.org/post/expert-quinn-must-win-pensions <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn “Desperately needs a win” on pension reform. That’s the conclusion of political scientist <a href="http://igpa.uillinois.edu/person/kent-redfield" target="_blank">Kent Redfield</a>. The U of I - Springfield professor spoke ahead of next week’s special session on pensions, which Quinn ordered. Redfield says the Governor repeatedly blamed pension costs for the state's budget problems. If no agreement is reached, Redfield says, Quinn will look weak going into next year’s primary election:</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:55:02 +0000 Dan Klefstad 31272 at http://northernpublicradio.org Expert: Quinn Must Win On Pensions