They say politicians like to release bad news on Fridays. Well, this announcement from Senate President Emil Jones' office certainly gives some weight to that theory:
Jones said the Senate has postponed a special session that would have been held Monday to discuss a funding package for mass transit. The meeting was rescheduled for Sept. 17, a day after the CTA's doomsday deadline for service cuts and fare hikes. Pace will also increase fares for paratransit riders on the 16th.
Read about it here.