Arizona Archives

December 29, 2015

What a Pension Means to Me

Today’s post comes to us from Grant Wood, the coordinator of the Arizona Retirement Security Coalition. It was originally published in the Arizona Capitol Times: At 23 years old, only 18 months out of college, and with a hefty pile …

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October 28, 2015

Dispatches from the Field: Arizona

The largest pension system in Arizona funds a safe and secure retirement for employees of state agencies, public schools and universities, county employees and many city employees around the state.  For the more than half a million active members and …

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October 12, 2015

Phoenix Stands Up to John Arnold

We’ve written before about John Arnold, the former Enron energy trader turned hedge fund billionaire, who has made it his mission to gut public pensions across the nation. We’ve also highlighted one of his notable failures: his single-handed attempt to …

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