Voters may decide pension reform

Published 08/21 2012 10:08PM

Updated 08/22 2012 12:11PM

PEORIA -- You wanted a say, now you might just get it. Voters might decide state pension reform.

Lawmakers couldn't come to an agreement on pension reform in a special session last week. Now, Governor Quinn says he's enacting a grassroots strategy.

It could include a public referendum. That's if enough signatures are collected around the state. Quinn says he was successful with a petition drive in 1980 to reduce the size of the general assembly.

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