Oklahoma Archives

March 29, 2016

Oklahoma Teacher Pension Report

Retirement Security Often Overlooked In Conversation Around Oklahoma Teacher Shortage By Tyler Bond March 29, 2016   “One of my teachers has a classroom of 42. That’s too many students for one classroom to have. It’s hard for the teacher …

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February 2, 2016

2016 State Outlook: Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s 2016 state legislative session starts today. Oklahoma has been in the news a lot recently for a couple of big problems: a teacher shortage and a revenue failure. Neither of those issues directly affects public pensions in the state, …

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January 4, 2016

Protecting Pensions in the Year Ahead

Legislative sessions begin in some states this week. Here’s a quick look at some of the places we’ll protect pensions in the year ahead: Kentucky: newly sworn-in Governor Matt Bevin campaigned on gutting Kentucky’s public pensions and forcing state employees …

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October 16, 2015

Spotlight on: Oklahoma

Although Oklahoma has well-performing public pensions that follow the nationally recognized best practices for pension plans, it has still been a battleground for public pensions the past several years. The conservative state legislature has considered a number of bills over …

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