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Illinois pension costs skyrocketed by 500%, crowding out government services

Adam Schuster  |  December 3, 2019

By Adam Schuster, includes “… Total state spending has increased by 15%, predominately driven by pensions and health care for government workers. Because the state is prioritizing pensions, everything else – social services and education included – takes a backseat. Local government pension costs are no less burdensome. …”

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