Pension showdown looms today — or does it? – DailyHerald.com

17 Aug

SPRINGFIELD — The future of teachers’ and state workers’ retirements is at stake today.

Just like it has been all year.

State lawmakers are set to meet in Springfield to debate how — or if — they should cut back on Illinois government pensions. Gov. Pat Quinn has called legislators to the Capitol, saying the state’s fiscal future depends on action now.

It’s a complex issue that hits home for suburban taxpayers — even those who don’t have pensions. More…

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