Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune
April 20, 2012
House Republican Leader Tom Cross of Oswego, and Illinois Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno, left, respond to Gov. Pat Quinn's plan to cut public pension costs, calling on government workers to pay more, the retirement age to be raised and cost-of-living adjustments tightened. Cross said the move could costs schools $1 billion, which would lead to an increase in property taxes.