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2 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
California voters suffered another defeat at the hands of special interests this month when public employee unions judicially blocked a Ventura County pension reform initiative from the November ballot, further underscoring the need for strong statewide action to allow local governments to control pension costs.
6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com
NEW RULES allowing people to raid their pension pots will offer a popular escape route from financial difficulties for the growing number of people retiring with debts to clear, a report has predicted.
10 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport
A coalition of labor unions and state retirees is asking a judge for an expedited ruling in a case challenging the constitutionality of Illinois' pension law.
14 hrs ago | The Logan County Herald
Special to Watchdog.org, CHICAGO - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Thursday that her office has reached a settlement agreement with Bank of America that will provide $200 million in relief for Illinois' pension systems.
18 hrs ago | CBC News
Don Pittis has been a Fuller Brush man, a forest fire fighter and an Arctic ranger before discovering journalism.
23 hrs ago | Hillingdon Times
The Scottish independence referendum campaign enters its final stage today with just four weeks to go until the fate of the nation is revealed.
If former Governor Bob McDonnell is convicted of corruption, he stands to lose his pension due to a bill he signed into law.
Two years ago, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature agreed to a mild reform of public employee pensions aimed, they said, at reducing manipulation of the system and reducing long-term costs.
Mayor Annise Parker and City Attorney David Feldman will be releasing details of a proposed new Houston 2014 Firefighter Pension Plan.
Chris Ross of the Montreal firefighters' association said the retirement plan for his co-workers is 90 percent funded, while the Montreal police department's pension fund has 106 percent of the money it needs.
New Mexico's educational pension program reports that strong investment returns helped the retirement fund grow by more than $1 billion in the past year.
Insurer Rothesay Life said on Thursday it has completed a 500 million pound buy-out of the Vestey Group's Western United group pension scheme.
While some refused to take a position, a few Quebec MNAs grudgingly conceded on Wednesday that they should be shouldering a larger part of their gold-plated pension plan.
The municipal pension plans of today were created in an era of sustained stock market growth, higher interest rates and shorter lifespans.
California Governor Jerry Brown decried a move by the state's giant public pension fund on Wednesday to include temporary pay hikes in the way pensions are calculated for newly hired workers.
The rise of self-employed workers risks a 'pension ticking time bomb' for blue collar workers, a union has warned.
Union leaders called for calm Wednesday as hundreds of municipal employees took to the streets of Montreal and Quebec City to protest against proposed pension reforms.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:26 pm
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