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Illinois Voters Blame Politicians, Not Unions, for Pension Mess

    rahm brizard

    The state of Illinois may be facing a fiscal cliff created by an $83 billion unfunded pension liability, and a huge majority of voters say they blame their elected officials for it.

    A new poll from Chicago Tribune/WGN-TV shows 51 percent of Illinois voters blamed the state's politicians alone for Illinois' pension problems, but only 2 percent said

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Illinois Voters Blame Politicians, Not Unions, for Pension Mess

      rahm brizard

      The state of Illinois may be facing a fiscal cliff created by an $83 billion unfunded pension liability, and a huge majority of voters say they blame their elected officials for it.

      A new poll from Chicago Tribune/WGN-TV shows 51 percent of Illinois voters blamed the state's politicians alone for Illinois' pension problems, but only 2 percent said

      ...
      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      100 Black Men of Chicago held their 10th Annual College Scholarship Fair

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        The 100 Black Men of Chicago held their 10th Annual College Scholarship Fair (CSF) at the UIC Forum on Saturday, October 13. Despite the overcast and rainy day, thousands of students lined up to visit the more than 200 colleges and universitites in attendance. When the Fair opened at 9:00 a.m. lines were around the block to enter and on hand to

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago