March 7, 2011 12:09 PM

Illinois pensions devotes 15% of budget to retirement systems

Most states, on average, have to devote only about 4 percent of their budgets to pensions for government retirees. But Illinois, in the upcoming fiscal year, will devote what amounts to roughly 15 percent of its budget toward the pensions of its retirees.

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