Governor Quinn Releases New Pension Video
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has released another video as part of his new online campaign to get Illinoisans excited about pension reform.
The video released Thursday features a group of elementary school children listening to a pension presentation. The children become increasingly bored before deciding they need a lobbyist to represent them. The video is one of two parts. It's titled "Kids Don't Have Lobbyists."
Quinn says in a statement that children have a lot at stake. He says the state's pension obligations have meant deep cuts in early childhood education, after-school programs and college grants over the last decade. Quinn launched the pension video series last month with a cartoon orange python named "Squeezy."
See other LocalNews news:Centralia Halloween Parade a Huge Success, Results Released
Children's Parade and Fall Festival Kick of Day of Fun in Centralia
Police Beat for Saturday, October 25th, 2014
US Judge Names Monitor of IDOT Hiring
Illinois Quarantine For Who Touched Ebola Patients