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Below are the latest stories on the pension issue in Illinois.

State Week: Will Illinois Help Its Cities With Pension Problems?

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Brian Mackey
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NPR Illinois
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants Illinois to help Chicago with its ballooning pension payments, which are squeezing other priorities in the state budget.

But Chicago is far from the only Illinois municipality with underfunded pension systems, and Gov. J.B. Pritzker has rejected the idea of a state takeover.

Sean Crawford hosts with regular panelists Charlie Wheeler and Brian Mackey, and guest Hannah Meisel of The Daily Line.

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