For every day the Illinois Legislature fails to pass pension reform, the state's massive pension shortfall is growing $5-million a day.
That's actually a slower pace than previously estimated though. Earlier figures had it growing at $17-million a day.
Governor Pat Quinn says lawmakers should work "around the clock" to approve legislation addressing the state's pension problem.
But, so far, they have been unable to agree on a solution.
Earlier this month, they decided to form a bipartisan committee to come up with a fix.
The governor has given them until July 9 to do that.