A group of prominent Illinois-based civic groups Thursday banded together to intensify pressure on lawmakers to act now during a special legislative session to overhaul the state's pension system weighed down by $95 billion in unfunded obligations.
Civic Groups Up Pressure on Illinois Lawmakers On Pensions
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