Cullerton: The rule of law is absoluteSPRINGFIELD - Senate President John J. Cullerton today issued the following in response to the Sangamon County Circuit Court ruling regarding pension litigation:

“I have long believed there is a constitutional way to confront Illinois’ pension challenges. Today’s ruling confirms that, while the need for reform is urgent, the rule of law is absolute.I remain committed to working with all parties to address our budget pressures and pension problems in a manner consistent with the Illinois Constitution.”