April 20, 2018

This Week in Pensions: April 20, 2018

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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April 19, 2018

Pension cuts harm public employee recruitment

The financial crisis and Great Recession had a devastating effect on public pension plans. On average, public pension plans lost about a quarter of the value of their assets due to the crisis. In the years since the recession, almost …

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April 17, 2018

Tax Day and Public Pensions: Your Questions Answered

Today is Tax Day. We thought this would be a good time to re-post a blog post from two years ago that answered the question: how many tax dollars go to public pensions? Taxpayer contributions to public pensions represent a …

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April 13, 2018

This Week in Pensions: April 13, 2018

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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April 12, 2018

Kentucky Must Fix Its Porous Tax Code

Today we are resharing a post from September 2017 about a report from Good Jobs First, a national nonpartisan organization that tracks economic development programs. Their report found that Kentucky gives away far more each year through corporate subsidies and …

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April 6, 2018

This Week in Pensions: April 6, 2018

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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