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Pension solution not looking likely during veto session

SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers claim they're making progress on a deal for pension reform, yet it's unlikely they'll vote this week during the final days of the fall veto session.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers claim they're making progress on a deal for pension reform, yet it's unlikely they'll vote this week during the final days of the fall veto session.

It's a topic many around the state want lawmakers to solve sooner than later. Among them; union workers. The state is nearly $100-billion short when it comes to pensions.

A special committee has been meeting for months looking for a solution, but a key member of that panel says a vote this week is "unlikely."
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