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“The solution is not about more taxes. It’s about more fairness …. If you look at the taxpayers of Chicago — they pay twice already for teacher pensions. And I’m not gonna let the state of Illinois get off the hook,” the mayor said.

Translation: Illinois taxpayers should pay. And the fairness claim is bunk. Even including pension disparity, Chicago receives far more than most school districts.

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As one from downstate i have always been told by Chicagoans that we are the ones sucking off of Chicago revenue and down state would dry up without it. Now they want more of mine to pay their pension that have been mishandled. Forget about it….