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No room for compromise on workers’ comp? Pants on Fire!

Matt DietrichReboot Illinois

Oct 06, 2016

There may be no better indicator of the absurdity of what’s going on in state government than the statement we most recently fact-checked for PolitiFact Illinois.

“Even our attorney general who is a strong Democrat, she has said that we need causation in our workers’ comp system,” said Gov. Bruce Rauner at a Sept. 19 press conference in Springfield. “That’s the No. 1 thing pushing our manufacturing jobs out of Illinois.”

For the last 18 months, Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan have been locked in an ideological battle over reforms Rauner says are necessary to revive Illinois’ economy….

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