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    The real intention of this plan is to shore up Illinois’ terrible credit rating – worst in the country and only 2 steps above junk status. Last year Illinois paid an astounding $6.8B of interest on the $86B of unfunded pension liability. Any further credit downgrade would dramatically increase our cost of borrowing which the state can no longer afford.

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      This proposal appears to be just another attempt to play games with the taxpayers of Illinois. It’s intent is to make it appear as though the leaders in Springfield are trying to fix the system when in fact all they are doing is gaming the system to continue the enrichment of their donors and allies at the expense of the taxpayers.

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