Archive for October, 2017

October 10, 2017

Maine Could Vote to Improve Pension Funding

Next month Maine will vote on a state question that would amend the state constitution to improve public pension funding. State Question 4 would increase the amortization period for the pension plan to recover investment losses from 10 years to …

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October 3, 2017

Pensions Keep Teachers in the Classroom

The overwhelming majority of public school teachers in the United States participate in traditional defined benefit pension plans. This year, however, Michigan and Pennsylvania both made significant and harmful changes to their pension plans for teachers and other public school …

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