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By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog
SPRINGFIELD, IL — Illinois lawmakers will have to pass the state’s reported pension reform deal to find out what’s in it.
Word broke from Chicago about noon on Wednesday that top lawmakers agreed to a plan that will save Illinois $160 billion over the next 30 years.
Illinois has the worst in [...]