March 20, 2019

Kentucky lawmakers are at it again

Today’s blog post was written by NPPC Communications Director Andrew Collier. If you’ve been a reader of Defined Benefit since we started this blog, you’d know that some lawmakers in Kentucky have tried to dismantle public pensions several times. Last …

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March 15, 2019

This Week in Pensions: March 15, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the …

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March 11, 2019

Pensions on Main Street

Public pensions are powerful economic engines for local communities, states, and the national economy. As the money in public pension funds is invested and as public pension benefits are spent by retirees, this creates economic activity that supports local jobs, …

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March 8, 2019

This Week in Pensions: March 8, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the …

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March 7, 2019

The California Supreme Court Upholds the California Rule

Earlier this week, the California Supreme Court issued a major decision in a case regarding public pension benefits in the Golden State. Ruling in the case Cal Fire Local 2881 v. CalPERS, the court unanimously agreed to uphold the California …

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