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GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER IS OUTLINING A NEW PENSION REFORM PLAN.

THE PROPOSAL MAKES CHANGES TO STATE EMPLOYEE PENSIONS…DOWNSTATE AND CHICAGO TEACHER, FIRE AND POLICE PENSIONS AND COOK COUNTY WORKERS. GOVERNOR RAUNER SAYS IT INCLUDES SUGGESTIONS FROM SENATE PRESIDENT JOHN CULLERTON…CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL AND COOK COUNTY BOARD PRESIDENT TONI PRECKWINKLE.

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OVERNOR RAUNER SAYS THIS COULD SAVE THE STATE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS A YEAR IF FULLY IMPLEMENTED. AND WHILE HE IS EAGER TO GET THE CHANGES PASSED…IT’S NOT PART OF THE CURRENT BUDGET DEBATE.

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GOVERNOR RAUNER SAYS THE LEGISLATION IS 500 PAGES LONG AND INCLUDES SUGGESTIONS FROM SENATE PRESIDENT JOHN CULLERTON…CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL AND THE COOK COUNTY BOARD PRESIDENT.

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