Emanuel determined to craft new pension deal after court ruling

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he’s back at the bargaining table with organized labor in hopes of squeezing through the window the Illinois Supreme Court cracked open, even as it overturned his plan to save two of four city employee pension funds.
“I don’t agree with the Supreme Court, but they made a decision. So we’re back at work rolling up our sleeves to find a responsible way to secure all the workers’ retirement but without asking taxpayers to bear the burden alone,” the mayor said.
“There’s opportunity because, unlike in the past, both parties want to be honest. Both parties

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