Video: Lawmaker Behind Illinois Pension Reform on Why the Law is Constitutional

Here’s an interview with Illinois State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, one of the lawmakers who designed the state’s controversial pension reform law, known as SB 1.

Unions and state employees are suing Illinois over the implementation of the law, arguing that the law is unconstitutional for its paring back of benefits.

In this interview, Rep. Nekritz makes her argument for why the law should be considered constitutional.

 

Feature photo by  Mr.TinDC via Flickr CC License

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