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November 21, 2014

STATEMENT FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGANíS OFFICE ON PENSION LAWSUIT RULING

Attorney Generalís Office Plans to Appeal Immediately to Illinois Supreme Court

Chicago — The Office of Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued the following statement in response to the Sangamon County Circuit Courtís ruling in the pension reform litigation by Judge John Belz:

ďWe plan to immediately appeal the decision to the Illinois Supreme Court so that we can obtain a final resolution of these important issues and allow the Governor and General Assembly to take any necessary action. We will ask the Court to expedite the appeal given the significant impact that a final decision in this case will have on the stateís fiscal condition.Ē

The courtís decision is attached for reference.

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