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GOVERNOR PAT QUINN SAYS LAWMAKERS NEED TO ADDRESS PENSION REFORM THIS SUMMER.

GOVERNOR QUINN AND LEGISLATIVE LEADERS MET LAST MONTH TO TRY AND REACH A COMPROMISE…BUT TALKS SEEMED TO STALL ON ONE MAJOR ISSUE: REQUIRING SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO HELP PAY FOR TEACHER PENSIONS. QUINN SAYS NOW THAT EVERYONE HAS HAD A CHANCE TO EXAMINE THE ISSUE CLOSELY…IT’S TIME TO WORK OUT A SOLUTION.

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WITH THE STATE’S UNFUNDED PENSION LIABILITY AT 85 BILLION DOLLARS AND GROWING EACH DAY…GOVERNOR QUINN SAYS IT’S TIME TO GET MOVING AND WORK OUT A DEAL ON PENSION REFORM.

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QUINN AND LEGISLATIVE LEADERS MET LAST MONTH TO TRY AND REACH A COMPROMISE…BUT THE BIGGEST STICKING POINT CONTINUES TO BE REQUIRING SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PICK UP THE TAB FOR TEACHER PENSIONS.

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