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Unions respond to Madigan rebuke on summit

Feb 22, 2013

On Wednesday, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan turned down a request from a coalition of Illinois public employee unions for a summit meeting to discuss pension reform with him, Gov. Pat Quinn and the three other legislative leaders. The stern tone of his response made headlines across the state. Madigan’s letter is posted here. Here is the response from Illinois AFL-CIO President Michael Carrigan, the main voice of the We Are One Illinois union coalition. (Carrigan outlined the We Are One Illinois position in this op-ed for Reboot Illinois.)

We Are One Illinois regrets that Speaker Madigan has indicated he will…

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