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Illinois' next pension issue: Police and fire funds

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Mayors across Illinois are demanding that state lawmakers address serious shortfalls in local police and fire pension funds. The effort comes after the Illinois Legislature dealt with the state's own pension problem last year. Local officials say increasing police and fire pension costs are forcing them to cut services and lay off employees. They say the costs will burden...

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