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New York Times: “Lawmakers Called Back to Fix Pension Shortfall”

June 6, 2013 After the state had its credit rating downgraded again because of a pension debacle, Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday called lawmakers into a special session “to finish the job.” His announcement came minutes after Moody’s Investors Service …

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Crain’s Chicago: “Fitch lowers rating on Illinois debt”

June 3, 2013 By: Greg Hinz The first reaction is in from Wall Street to the Illinois Legislature’s failure to enact pension reform last week, and it’s negative. Fitch Ratings, one of the big firms that issues reports to investors …

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