Illinois shares a lot of common problems, but as a state, it can't go into bankruptcy. Experts say Illinois should learn from Detroit. The city had chances to fix its problems, but never did. Illinois still has the chance.
Illinois' pension system is currently underfunded by about $100 billion. That's the biggest deficit in the country.
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