Posted 7 years ago on March 13, 2013, 9:42 a.m. EST by GirlFriday
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The real issue—as about 60 percent of Illinois voters said in a Public Policy Polling survey in early February—has been Illinois politicians’ decision to borrow and postpone paying its pension obligations. The state's problems could be solved if politicians had the gumption to put in place a structurally adequate, progressive tax system that fairly and fully pay for public needs.
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