Pennsylvania Archives

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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November 20, 2015

State Update: Pennsylvania

As we’ve written before, Pennsylvania faces an ongoing standoff over its budget and at least part of the fight has to do with pensions. Earlier this month, Democratic Governor Tom Wolf and Republican leaders in the state legislature announced a …

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October 5, 2015

Spotlight on: Pennsylvania

Politicians in Pennsylvania have been trying to gut worker pensions for years. In this state-focused series at Defined Benefit, we’re going to give you the background on this battle to protect retirement security in Pennsylvania. Let’s begin with some history. …

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