SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Neither chamber
of the Illinois General Assembly will be in session Thursday.
Chicago Democratic state
Rep. Joseph Lyons was presiding over the House on Tuesday when he announced
there would be no session Thursday.
That means Wednesday will be the last day of the Legislature's fall veto
session. The Senate already canceled
plans to convene Thursday.
It's also another indication there is no consensus on major legislative
issues, like a fix for state pension systems or an agreement to expand
Those will likely be settled in the first week of January before a new
General Assembly is sworn in.
Northbrook Democratic state Rep. Elaine Nekritz says she
will announce a new pension remedy Wednesday but she hasn't said what that will