‘These employees are supposed to be public servants, not a privileged class’
People have lost sight of what Walker’s controversial union bill actually contains.
Many states under budget pressure are looking into switching out the use of guaranteed pensions for state employees for the 401k plans mostly used by private industry
Reagan fired striking air traffic controllers. If air traffic controllers can be replaced, so can teachers.
The budget clash in Wisconsin may signify the beginning of a policy battle that will play out in states across the country
Irresponsible state and local governments should pay for their mistakes with their own money.
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Now that Jerry Brown is California’s governor, the Golden State’s prospects look worse than ever.
Public vs. private retirements - NY Post
Public sector retirees make over twice as much from pensions as private sector retirees — and it’s bankrupting our state governments
Judge thinks SC woman should no longer receive $2700-a-month NFL spousal benefit
Users can search for the salary, pension benefits and other compensation for more than 594,000 city and county employees throughout California
The bill raises the minimum retirement age to 62 from 60 and the age for a full pension to 67 from 65
Public sector pensions have grown into a ravaging, pillaging monster. It must be stopped.
Since 2008, at least 20 states from Wyoming to Rhode Island have rolled back pension benefits or seriously considered doing so
An August report found government pension programs in as many as 31 states are headed for financial disaster by 2030
French unions stage strike as pension debate starts - BusinessWeek
President Sarkozy vows to move forward with his plan to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62
California’s overcompensated public employees are bankrupting the state.
Paul Krugman’s astonishingly incorrect column about Social Security’s finances is based on the premise that anticipated deficits in the Social Security program may never materialize. A couple of years ago, he could have made that claim with a very slight chance of being correct
Irresponsible promises made and burdens shifted to future generations have come due. Legislators and governors of both parties must now make difficult decisions of how to reign in past agreements
The SEC on Wednesday tightened restrictions against “pay-to-play” practices in the municipal securities market