Posts tagged Pension Reform

2 Words to Describe Legislature: R...

2 Words to Describe Legislature: ‘Missed Opportunities…’
Ok, so he’s not a ‘chick’ but Senate GOP leader Bob Huff had an awesome summary of the ‘missed opportunities’ from this legislative year. (Reposted from www.foxandhoundsdaily.com) “While Democrats were given an opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to creating jobs, controlling spending, and protectin [...]

Senator Walters: States’ & Local...

Senator Walters: States’ & Local Pension Funds Play Down Unfunded Liabilities by at least $1.5 Trillion
Economists Agree: States’ & Local Pension Funds Play Down Unfunded Liabilities by at least $1.5 Trillion  Last week, the Washington Post reported that at least 40 states and countless cities are projected to have at least $1.5 trillion in unfunded liabilities. In 2008, Warren Buffett predicted that taxpayers would pay the price when pensi [...]

CA Pension Reform: the ‘Third R...

CA Pension Reform: the ‘Third Rail’ of Gov’t?
Today I had the opportunity to attend a day-long ‘boot camp’ on pension reform in California. I thought the event provided a great overview of what are the current problems we face and how we got here. None of the massive numbers thrown around shocked me (as someone who has followed this topic), when you talk about $100 Billion in [...]

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