Here is something I missed until just now.
Legislators had forfeited their annual raise this year, but on Friday Quinn used his amendatory veto power to go even further and propose eliminating yearly pay raises for good.
The bill Quinn changed also eliminates a controversial pay review board that frequently recommends giving lawmakers and statewide officials raises above and beyond the cost of living increase.
Quinn's changes are aimed to forcing lawmakers to take a vote anytime they want a pay raise.
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