>>Quinn Hopeful For Pension Reform Early November
(Wheeling, IL) -- Governor Quinn is still set on getting pension reform passed during veto session. He says he's met with members of the conference committee and hopes they can come up with a deal when they come back to Springfield in November. Quinn says lawmakers' number one responsibility is to erase the 100-billion-dollars, which is causing major financial distress in the state. Leaders say it's squeezing out the budget and taking money from vital services like education and public safety.
>>Mom Wants To See Gay Son Tie The Knot
(East Peoria, IL) -- A mom from East Peoria wants lawmakers to legalize gay marriage so she can see her son take a trip down the aisle. Chris Turner says her 26-year-old son is currently in a civil union, but that's not enough. She feels lawmakers gave gay couples that right to pacify them but it still doesn't make them equals.