Archive for 2018

December 6, 2018

How Pension Opponents Use Pension Envy

Today’s post is written by Andrew Collier, Communications Director at NPPC. Over the years, many states have enacted laws that make public employee retirees’ pension benefits public information. Every retired public employee, from your high school custodian, school superintendents, to …

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December 4, 2018

Retirees Deserve COLAs

A cost of living adjustment (known as a COLA) is is an increase in the amount of a retiree’s or beneficiary’s pension payment in order to account for inflation. As time goes on and inflation increases, the daily costs of …

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November 27, 2018

Without Pensions, Kentucky Will Lose Teachers

As we await a decision from the Kentucky Supreme Court, we wanted to share this piece, written by Laura Adams, a fourth generation teacher from Henry County, Kentucky. Adams shares her story about what SB 151, if upheld by the …

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