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A retirement savings program rolling out from the state treasurer's office has an early Bloomington participant.

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A life insurance company asked to participate in a series of statewide task force meetings with the Illinois State Treasurer said in a statement they were given less than a day’s notice to respond to the invite.

Frerichs' Life Insurance Task Force Touring Illinois

Aug 17, 2016
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Some Illinois residents are speaking out in support of a bill to make it easier for people to receive life insurance benefits.

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Republican Congressman Rodney Davis and Democratic State Treasurer Michael Frerichs are barnstorming across Illinois Universities in a bipartisan effort to improve college savings programs.

Among the ideas the two promote is allowing employers to take a tax credit for up to five thousand dollars per worker per year used to pay off student debt.