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Illinois' Lesser Known Bill Backlog

There is no question Illinois' crippling pension debt is the state's biggest hinderance. But Illinois' broken pension systems aren't the only debts weighing the state down. On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Wirepoints President Ted Dabrowski discuss Illinois' other unpaid bill backlog: state retiree health insurance benefits. They also talk to an incoming state lawmaker about why he is rejecting his legislative pension, and they discuss Chicago Mayoral candidate Bill Daley's plan for a city commuter tax.

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