State Lawmakers Waiting For Emanuel On Pension Overhaul

11/18/2011 09:37 am ET | Updated Jan 18, 2012
  • Chicago News Cooperative

Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego) said Thursday that he hoped Mayor Rahm Emanuel would do more than he has so far to help the stalled state legislative effort to overhaul the troubled public employee pension system.

Cross said he was encouraged by Emanuel's comments this week indicating that he would take a more active role in promoting the legislation in Springfield.

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