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December 6, 2013Bloomington Pantagraph

Bloomington Pantagraph: According to a database created by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford could see a significant loss in buying power due to newly enacted pension changes.

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December 6, 2013Crain's Chicago Business

There are two things everyone in Illinois should understand about the pension bill that Illinois Gov. Pat  Quinn just signed. First, it ultimately will make the state's poor fiscal condition even worse. Second, the legislation fails to address the problem that led to the pension systems being

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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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