Workers Comp an intramural in both parties: Cullerton

March 6, 2011
Could reform of the $3 billion workers compensation system be on the table? An analysis of the players and the factors at play in a Statehouse efforts to reform the system are examined in detail. “It’s a very complex issue – we’re moving along, but I wouldn’t say we’ve reached any major agreements,” said Rep. Dan Brady, R-Bloomington, told The State Journal-Register. The most important component in any reform is to preserve workers’ rights, said Illinois AFL-CIO president Michael Carrigan. “It’s not a Democrat-versus-Republican issue. It's an intramural issue within both parties," Illinois Sen. President John Cullerton told the Journal-Register editorial board last month. Read more at the Wheaton Leader; My Suburban Life.

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