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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois taxpayers will pony up at least $130 million extra in interest payments for a bond sale this week due to lowered credit ratings because lawmakers have failed to solve the state’s $97 billion pension crisis.

Two weeks after two credit-rating agencies downgraded the state’s rating to an all-time low, the state sold $1.3 billion in bonds Wednesday to pay for capital projects around the state. Among them are an upgrade of Chicago’s elevated rail system, improvements to highways and university campuses and the purchase of land for a suburban airport south of Chicago.

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