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Speaker Madigan’s corruption nurtured Illinois’ pension debt

Adam Schuster  |  September 16, 2020

By Adam Schuster, includes “… Madigan’s corruption could no longer be ignored when he was implicated in the federal bribery case against utility giant Commonwealth Edison. His guilt in building the state’s economic collapse requires a longer look. … Madigan’s majority has repeatedly doled out unaffordable but politically advantageous retirement perks the clause permanently locked in place. The speaker and his allies hid the costs from taxpayers and pushed off the day of reckoning with dangerous pension funding games and debt.”

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