Central Illinois retired teachers to discuss state's finances on April 21

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DECATUR - The Retired Teachers of Christian County are partnering with five other central Illinois retired teacher groups to discuss the state's fiscal problems on April 21.

Officials say the meeting will include retired teachers from Macon, Shelby, Moultrie, Montgomery, Christian, and Bond Counties, and will be held at Richland Community College Thursday afternoon.  Governor Bruce Rauner, the Teacher Retirement System's Director and board of trustees, and the director and board of trustees for the Illinois Retired Teachers Association have been invited to attend this event.

The featured speaker will be the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability's Executive Director Ralph Martire.  Martire will discuss the state's current fiscal climate, and possible solutions to help Illinois achieve sustainable fiscal health.

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