Archive for May, 2017

May 31, 2017

Michigan School Employee Pensions Under Siege…Again

Republican lawmakers in Michigan recently introduced legislation to close the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System (MPSERS) pension plan. The bills – S.B. 401 and H.B. 4647 – would move all employees hired after September 30 into a defined contribution …

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May 18, 2017

Kansas reaps the whirlwind

Kansas is home to tornadoes and the Land of Oz. It is home to more cows than people. It is also the site of a massive, failed experiment in tax policy. When Kansas passed large tax cuts several years ago, …

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