legislative pay http://northernpublicradio.org en Quinn Asks State Supreme Court To Appeal Ruling http://northernpublicradio.org/post/quinn-asks-state-supreme-court-appeal-ruling <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is seeking a direct appeal to the state&#39;s high court, as he tries to withhold legislators&#39; pay.</p><p>Quinn vetoed legislators&#39; salaries because he says they don&#39;t deserve it until they&#39;ve passed a pension overhaul.</p><p>But a lower court ruled that&#39;s unconstitutional.</p><p>In a brief that asks the Illinois Supreme Court to hear the case, the Quinn administration argues that it is too early for the judiciary to intervene with his veto because the General Assembly never took a vote attempting to override him.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:59:12 +0000 WNIJ 37068 at http://northernpublicradio.org Quinn Asks State Supreme Court To Appeal Ruling