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December 5, 2013Comcast Sports Net Chicago

Comcast Sports Net Chicago: As reported by the Springfield State Journal-Register, the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability developed a formula to calculate estimated changes in retirement income over the years for a number of different scenarios

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December 4, 2013State Journal-Register

State Journal-Register: The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability has developed a formula to calculate estimated changes in retirement income over the years, based on the best...

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December 4, 2013Associated Press

Public employees could see significant reductions in long-term retirement income under a proposed bill that Illinois legislative leaders are pushing as a way to solve the worst-in-the-nation pension crisis.

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December 4, 2013Associated Press

Public employees could see significant reductions in long-term retirement income under a proposed bill that Illinois legislative leaders are pushing as a way to solve the worst-in-the-nation pension crisis.

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December 3, 2013CBS4qc.co

cbs4qc.co: The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability has developed a formula to calculate estimated changes in retirement income over the years if the bill passes.

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December 3, 2013San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle: The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability has developed a formula to calculate estimated changes in retirement income over the years if the bill passes.

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December 3, 2013ABC 7 News

The Illinois House and Senate have passed the pension reform bill, a major overhaul aimed at addressing Illinois' $100 billion pension crisis.

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Pensions, Accountability, and Comprehensive Tax Reform — A Resolution Unanimously passed by the Faculty Senate of Eastern Illinois University

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November 25, 2013Southtown Star

State Senate President John Cullerton claimed that the state pension crisis isn’t really a crisis at all. “John is right, in the sense that the big problem is the loss of $5.2 billion in revenue against a budget deficit that stands today at $8.9 billion,” said Ralph Martire, executive director

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November 13, 2013Investor's Business Daily

Ralph Martire, executive director of the Chicago-based Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, said Emanuel is "asking for relief in the wrong way." The mayor "just wants the burden to be cut so he can get through the budget cycle."

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