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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is being commended for speaking the truth about the Illinois pension debt crisis. Lightfoot recently told reporters what most people already know, that pension debt in the state of Illinois is unsustainable and while that is true, it can be a political minefield, especially for Democrat politicians in Illinois whose Union base can be sensitive to any discussion about the sustainability of pensions and pension debt. Now, Mayor Lightfoot is getting back up from other Mayor's across Illinois who are speaking out about the unsustainabiliyy of Illinois pension debt. Reporter Cole Lauterbach has more...