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Editorial: Don't let opportunity for pension reform slip by

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  • State legislators in Springfield have an intriguing option to address the pension crisis in their hands now. We hope they can get to work and tackle the problem in the lame-duck session coming up starting Jan. 3.

      State legislators in Springfield have an intriguing option to address the pension crisis in their hands now. We hope they can get to work and tackle the problem in the lame-duck session coming up starting Jan. 3.

 
The Daily Herald Editorial Board

The election is over. the holidays will soon be over. in a week's time, legislators will head back to springfield for a lame-duck session that should have pension reform as its no. 1 priority. no more excuses or delays. as the state's pension debt continues to soar, a proposal by two suburban lawmakers provides a starting point for compromise that may lead to solutions, a daily herald editorial says.

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