Individual pension miscalculations can now be legally addressed, fixed

By   /  August 28, 2014  /  Illinois, News, Pensions  /  No Comments

Errors in pension plan calculations can now be fixed legally thanks to a new bill signed into law by Gov. Quinn this week.

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Individual pension miscalculations can now be legally addressed, fixed

By   /  August 28, 2014  /  Illinois, News, Pensions  /  No Comments

Errors in pension plan calculations can now be fixed legally thanks to a new bill signed into law by Gov. Quinn this week.

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Mississippi taxpayers owe $10,700 apiece for mounting debt

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  Constitution, Government Waste, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Pensions, Politics, State Elections, State House, State Politics, State Senate, Taxes  /  No Comments

Photo illustration by Steve Wilson

Can anyone spare an extra $10,700 for each Mississippi taxpayer?

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In Powhatan, the public pension crisis is local and personal 

By   /  August 19, 2014  /  News, Pensions, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

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The battle over public pensions isn’t just some amorphous thing at the federal and state levels — it’s playing out in Virginia schools.

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SEC charges Kansas with fraud for Parkinson-era omissions

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Finances, Fraud, Kansas, News, Pensions  /  No Comments

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The Securities Exchange Commission has levied fraud charges against the State of Kansas for actions taken under the administration of Democratic Gov. Mark Parkinson.

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State budget review points out pension problem

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Iowa, News, Pensions  /  No Comments

PENSION PENNIES: Pennsylvania's two pension funds have a combined unfunded liability of more than $47 billion.  That's expected to grow to as much as $65 billion within a few years.

As the final review of the new budget points out, the state’s retirement plans are underfunded. That’s doubling the cost of the plans for taxpayers,.

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