The Bond Buyer

Spiotto Offers Defense for Illinois Pension Reforms

December 26, 2014

In November 2014, Illinois state employees, retirees, and their unions successfully argued at the lower court level to void a pension reform package approved in 2013. In an interview with The Bond Buyer, Jim Spiotto offered a defense for pension reform, explaining that pension obligations should not override government services necessary for the "health, safety, and welfare of the people."

Click here to read the full article.