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Cullerton and Madigan: Send Lawmaker Pay Case to Supreme Court
Cullerton and Madigan: Send Lawmaker Pay Case to Supreme Court

House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton say they’re okay with the Illinois Supreme Court hearing arguments over the governor’s cancelled pay initiative.

A circuit and appelate court ruled Quinn’s action to cancel lawmakers’ pay was unconstitutional, which his lawyers then appealed to the Supreme Court.

Lawyers for Cullerton and Madigan want the court to hear the case, they’re seeking “summary affirmance” of the lower court rulings.