A Letter to Editors:
I have no informed position on the current pension crisis and related matters in this State (except perhaps to suspect that an increase in our income tax rates is probably prudent). But I do believe there is something highly improper in the current effort by the Governor to coerce State legislators with respect to such matters by denying them their monthly salary payments.
Citizens who do not believe that any legislators should be bullied in this way may want to consider how they may immediately help financially those Members they happen to know personally.
Professor of Law,
Loyola School of Law