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AFSCME Council 31 Deputy Director Roberta Lynch
AFSCME Council 31 Deputy Director Roberta Lynch

Lynch joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about what she says is a terrible pension deal. Plus, are there parallels between the City of Detroit’s pension crisis and the state of Illinois’?

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