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IL speaker on cutting state employee benefits

Thu, 31 May 2012 10:12:46 CDT
By: IPR's Amanda Vinicky

IL speaker on cutting state employee benefits Tempers have flared at the Illinois capitol this week, as lawmakers strive to reach a deal on how to cut the state's soaring pension costs.   House Speaker Mike Madigan says he'll share some of the blame for causing the problem. But now says he wants to fix it.
     IPR's Amanda Vinicky talks with the poweful Chicago Democrat about Illinois' pension problems, and his view the state supreme court will look beyond the law if the legislature votes to cut benefits to state workers:

   

   

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