September 21, 2015

Myths and Facts About Public Pensions

In the conversation around public pensions, there are a lot of myths that get repeated over and over again. We’re going to dispel three of the most common myths here. Myth #1: Pensions are Underfunded and Unsustainable Fact: Most public …

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September 18, 2015

Tax Fairness

States looking for revenue to fund key priorities like education, infrastructure, and pensions need look no further than tax fairness. Tax fairness—the principle that the wealthy should be taxed the same as the middle and working classes—could help resolve a …

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September 16, 2015

Spotlight on: Chris Christie

Today we begin a new series where we shine the spotlight on the politicians and ideological activists behind the attacks on public pensions. Our first subject: New Jersey governor and presidential aspirant Chris Christie. Below are five things you need …

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September 14, 2015

West Virginia Has a Lesson for Kentucky

Just the other day, Matt Bevin, a candidate for governor of Kentucky attacked the retirement security of public workers in Kentucky when he declared, “We have to move to a defined contribution plan, period.” When politicians like Matt Bevin attack …

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