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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn believes lawmakers will be able to reach an agreement on pension reform.

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Quinn says not doing pension reform will have dire consequences in just four years.

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Speaking in Chicago yesterday, the governor says pension reform has to be done or else the state will spend more on pensions than education by 2016.  He's hoping the General Assembly can pass his plan in just one day and not have to extend the August 17th special session any longer.

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