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Letters to the editor: Illinois pension crisis due to lack of government funding

Letters to the editor: Illinois pension crisis due to lack of government funding

Illinois pension crisis due to lack of government funding I am tired of reading about Illinois' failing pension programs and the political solutions to the problem. Let's get things straightened out — the pension problems are the result of activities by elected officials, they are not new problems and the blame has to be shared by all levels of government. The pensioners contributed their portion to the pension funds each payday. The various governments were remiss in their contributions to the funds that are part of the employees agreed-upon wages. These governmental omissions are the result of incompetence, corruption, mismanagement and cronyism. Resources...

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