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Chicago Negotiating on $550 Million Pension Spike
May 22, 2015 Chicago is trying to strike an agreement with its police and fire unions on changes to their pension funding formulas, the...

Chicago Negotiating on $550 Million Pension Spike
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Moody's Analyst Takes Stage to Defend Junking Chicago
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