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GFRC’s Amanda Kass Contributes To Fact Check Of Lightfoot’s Pension Statements

Lightfoot Speaking to Chicago Police

A Chicago Sun-Times/Better Government Association fact check of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s comments on downstate public safety pension funds includes comments from Amanda Kass, associate director of UIC’s Government Finance Research Center. Kass states that while many pension systems are significantly underfunded, it's not true that they are unable to be paid at all. Read more here: