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Stop States Bailout

New York owes $182 billion. Illinois owes $192 billion. California owes $398 billion. Believe it or not, these obligations are not the states’ debt, which are separate, but rather their unfunded public pension liabilities. For decades, fiscally irresponsible politicians have been piling up mountains of pension obligations and often shortchanging payment. Now some of them are looking for a federal bailout courtesy of taxpayers like you. Fortunately, Senator Mark Kirk has introduced the No States Bailout Resolution, preventing the federal government from scamming taxpayers like you into paying other states’ debts. Sign the petition to tell Washington that you will not pay for other government’s pension problems by showing your support for the No States Bailout Resolution.

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