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Cartoon: Wally gives, Pat takes

Evanston city workers — who got no pay hike in 2010 — are looking forward to pay raises averaging out to about 2 percent for this calendar year based on contracts hammered out last year with City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz.

But they could see those increases snatched away this week as lawmakers in Springfield debate a 2.25 percent hike in the state income tax advocated by Governor Pat Quinn.

 

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