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School Officials And Lawmakers Discuss Pension Reform

School officials and lawmakers gathered in Mount Sterling for a roundtable discussion on pension reform yesterday.  State Senator John Sullivan organized the event because he wants to know how cost-shifting will impact would impact area school districts.

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He says the current funding system is not sustainable so it's clear that something needs to be done.

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Governor Quinn has called the Legislature back to Springfield to tackle the pension issue on August 17th.   He says lawmakers have had long enough to study the issue and now it's time to take a vote.

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