Taxpayers are largely in the dark when it comes to Pennsylvania’s pension funds’ riskiest investments.Read More →
By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Take a bow, Wisconsin.
Under the leadership of Republican Gov. Scott Walker, the Badger State once again has the most well-funded public pension system in the nation, according to a study released this week by State Budget Solutions, a fiscally conservative think tank based in Virginia.
The Wisconsin Retirement System […]
According to a new study by State Budget Solutions, Mississippi’s pension system is far worse financial straits than its recent financial report indicated.Read More →
By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
Start spreading the news: New Jersey is a paradise for double-dippers compared to neighboring New York.
New York State’s efforts to control double-dipping by “retired” public officials who collect pensions while continuing to work in government jobs are highlighted in a study released this week by the Empire Center, a […]
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Sure, the U.S. Senate races and control of Congress will be in the spotlight on all the major cable news networks Tuesday night.
In some states — I’m looking at you Florida, Wisconsin, Michigan and Colorado, among others — there will be closely watched races to decide who the next governor will be. And […]
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
Three incumbent Republican state senators facing re-election battles in the Philadelphia suburbs have received a late infusion of cash from labor unions.
In the two weeks leading up to Tuesday’s election, labor unions directed at least $66,000 to the campaign war chests of state Sen. Pat Browne, R-Lehigh; state Sen. John […]