CHICAGO - Mark this point in Illinois politics. Illinois Policy Institute is in agreement with the public sector unions' "We Are One" coalition. They both oppose House Speaker Mike Madigan's agreed-upon pension reform plan that's to be voted on next Tuesday in Springfield.
While the two groups are normally diametrically opposite on fiscal policy, for totally different reasons, they both reject Madigan's current plan. The Institute's Ted Dabrowski gives from his perspective five reasons why it nothing will change with the plan on the table: