Late yesterday the Illinois Retired Teachers Association (disclaimer: I am a member of both the IEA Retired and the Illinois Retired Teachers Association. I am the President of a local chapter of IEA Retired and the Vice President of a local unit of IRTA) filed suit in Cook County Court against the pension-busting SB1.
This morning IEA Communications Director Charlie McBarron felt compelled to issue the following email:
From: McBarron, Charlie
Sent: Saturday, December 28, 2013 8:04 AM
On Friday, a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Senate Bill 1 was filed in Cook County Circuit Court by the Illinois Retired Teachers Association (IRTA).
The We Are One coalition is continuing to move forward with its own constitutional lawsuit over SB1. Nothing has changed.
Our coalition continues to consult with its attorneys to prepare to bring the most effective suit possible.
Our suit will be designed to…
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