Pension Suits to be Combined

Pension Suits to be Combined

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Four lawsuits challenging the new Illinois pension reform law will be blended into one.

The Illinois Supreme Court order transfers the case filed by a group of retired teachers in Cook County to Sangamon County Circuit Court, where the three other cases were filed.

All the groups say the pension reform plan violates the Illinois constitution because it cuts benefits for employees and retirees.

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