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Deseret News
George F. Will: What happens in Puerto Rico won't stay thereMedicare, Medicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving p
George F. Will: What happens in Puerto Rico won't stay there
Deseret News / Posted 4 hours ago
Medicare, Medicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving protection of unionized government employees' pensions priority over payments even to holders of general obligation bonds guaranteed by the territory's... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Protesting pensioners block gates to Parliamentthey blocked the space near the entrance. ''The money goes back to 1959 and we
Protesting pensioners block gates to Parliament
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 hours ago
they blocked the space near the entrance. ''The money goes back to 1959 and we didn't get it yet,'' said Milton Maweni as police kept watch. He said he was not given his blue book - his Unemployment Insurance Fund document. He was among those who... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Wheeling Looks to Keep Fire Department Forces Strongdeferred retirement program, or DROP, came before council following a March 17
Wheeling Looks to Keep Fire Department Forces Strong
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
deferred retirement program, or DROP, came before council following a March 17 approval by the West Virginia Municipal Pensions Oversight Board. With council's adoption, the DROP will take effect on July 1. The program is designed so... Read more
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New York Post
NY is a corruption-filled cesspool — and we have ourselves to blameis just part of the worst of times. Mayor de Blasio is in a serious jam, as bo
NY is a corruption-filled cesspool — and we have ourselves to blame
New York Post / Posted yesterday
is just part of the worst of times. Mayor de Blasio is in a serious jam, as both state and federal prosecutors have his fund-raising-and-favors operation in their cross hairs. Another sordid chapter would be written if the mayor himself is hit... Read more
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New York Magazine
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Puerto Rican Debt Crisis But Were Afraid to Googlehas been in recession ever since. But the island did see continued growth in on
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Puerto Rican Debt Crisis But Were Afraid to Google
New York Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
has been in recession ever since. But the island did see continued growth in one of its prime exports: debt. Mutual funds were still eager to buy Puerto Rican bonds, even as its economy languished, because those bonds are “triple tax... Read more
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WestportNow
RTM Approves $91.4 Million Town Budgetgood shape, It’s all pretty good news. “We’re chipping away at OPEB (other pos
RTM Approves $91.4 Million Town Budget
WestportNow / Posted 2 days ago
good shape, It’s all pretty good news. “We’re chipping away at OPEB (other post employment benefits) obligations, and our pensions are well funded.” The RTM approved $1,502,186 for Railroad Parking, a $135,500 reduction from the Board of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh increases budget surplus; job growth stagnantgrowth stagnant Pittsburgh spent about $20 million more in 2015 than 2014, but
Pittsburgh increases budget surplus; job growth stagnant
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
growth stagnant Pittsburgh spent about $20 million more in 2015 than 2014, but still added $16 million to its unrestricted fund balance, Controller Michael Lamb said Monday. The fund balance — money available for Pittsburgh to spend — increased to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Top paid employees in Clark and Champaign countiesa conservative think tank. “Is that really fair that taxpayers who are struggli
Top paid employees in Clark and Champaign counties
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
a conservative think tank. “Is that really fair that taxpayers who are struggling in the market are having to essentially fund something that is probably much better than what they are likely to get?” In the three years the Springfield News-Sun... Read more
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OregonLive.com
What happens in Puerto Rico won't stay there: George WillMedicare, Medicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving p
What happens in Puerto Rico won't stay there: George Will
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
Medicare, Medicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving protection of unionized government employees' pensions priority over payments even to holders of general obligation bonds guaranteed by the territory's constitution.... Read more
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The Financial Express
China laying off millions: Why it will be a huge test of political tenacitycome full circle, where the worker has taken a backseat as an itinerant cog in
China laying off millions: Why it will be a huge test of political tenacity
The Financial Express / Posted 5 days ago
come full circle, where the worker has taken a backseat as an itinerant cog in the wheel of modernisation, which causes a fundamental ideological and moral problematic with “socialism with Chinese characteristics”. India’s inexplicable... Read more
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Business Wire
Correction: Fitch Downgrades Skokie, IL's GO Bonds to 'AA+'; Outlook Revised to Stableaddition, Fitch assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following bonds: --$9.2 million
Correction: Fitch Downgrades Skokie, IL's GO Bonds to 'AA+'; Outlook Revised to Stable
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
addition, Fitch assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following bonds: --$9.2 million taxable general obligation (GO) refunding bonds, series 2016A bonds. Fitch downgrades the rating on the following bonds: --$59 million GO bonds to 'AA+' from... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mount Prospect grapples with rising pension costsMount Prospect ended 2015 with a $4.4 million surplus, but may have to use near
Mount Prospect grapples with rising pension costs
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Mount Prospect ended 2015 with a $4.4 million surplus, but may have to use nearly half of it to fund the growing costs of the community's police and fire pension obligations, the village's finance director told a joint meeting of the village board... Read more
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Philly.com
Congressional candidates in S.J. argue over political tiesformer guitarist for Rage Against the Machine, who organized a concert nearly t
Congressional candidates in S.J. argue over political ties
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
former guitarist for Rage Against the Machine, who organized a concert nearly two decades ago to raise legal defense funds for convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal? Those are among the issues voters are being asked to ponder in the race for... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Downgrades Skokie, IL GO Bonds to 'AA+' from 'AAA', Outlook Revised to Stablefrom 'AAA'. In addition, Fitch assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following: --$9
Fitch Downgrades Skokie, IL GO Bonds to 'AA+' from 'AAA', Outlook Revised to Stable
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
from 'AAA'. In addition, Fitch assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following: --$9.2 million taxable general obligation (GO) refunding bonds, series 2016A bonds. Fitch downgrades the rating on the following: --$59 million general obligation bonds to... Read more
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express
Europe on the brink: Greece begs EU and IMF “GIVE US MORE MONEY”“GIVE US MORE MONEY” GREECE's debt crisis has reached boiling point after Athe
Europe on the brink: Greece begs EU and IMF “GIVE US MORE MONEY”
express / Posted 7 days ago
“GIVE US MORE MONEY” GREECE's debt crisis has reached boiling point after Athens lashed out at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and begged Europe to hold an emergency summit over loan negotiations. Greece needs more money to avoid... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Will: We must not bail out Puerto RicoMedicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving protection
Will: We must not bail out Puerto Rico
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Medicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving protection of unionized government employees’ pensions priority over payments even to holders of general obligation bonds guaranteed by the territory’s... Read more
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The Oklahoman
George Will: What happens in Puerto Rico won't stay thereMedicare, Medicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving p
George Will: What happens in Puerto Rico won't stay there
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
Medicare, Medicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving protection of unionized government employees' pensions priority over payments even to holders of general obligation bonds guaranteed by the territory's constitution.... Read more
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New York Post
How Puerto Rico’s debt bomb could blow up on the mainlandMedicare, Medicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving p
How Puerto Rico’s debt bomb could blow up on the mainland
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
Medicare, Medicaid and other benefits into the island. They also favor giving protection of unionized government employees’ pensions priority over payments. Although Puerto Rico’s per-capita income ($11,331) is about half of that of the poorest... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Occupational Health News Rounduporganization. …Even if Uber has good intentions with the drivers association, t
Occupational Health News Roundup
ScienceBlogs / Posted 7 days ago
organization. …Even if Uber has good intentions with the drivers association, the mere fact that the company will help fund it could invite a charge on (legal) grounds, labor experts say.” NBC News: Griselda Nevarez reports on the AFL-CIO’s... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Our View: Voting 'yes' on Prop. 124 is a no-brainerpublic-safety pension system. Wochit Endorsement: There's a reason no one file
Our View: Voting 'yes' on Prop. 124 is a no-brainer
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
public-safety pension system. Wochit Endorsement: There's a reason no one filed arguments against reforms for Arizona police and fire pension funds. Proposition 124 represents an impressive step toward a more sustainable pension system for... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Will Brazil's mega-crisis hurt the Olympics?Olympic spirit? Brazil's economy shrank 3.8 percent last year, its worst reces
Will Brazil's mega-crisis hurt the Olympics?
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
Olympic spirit? Brazil's economy shrank 3.8 percent last year, its worst recession in 25 years. The International Monetary Fund and the market are predicting a similar contraction this year. The economic crisis has hit hard in Rio de Janeiro... Read more
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Rappler
Will Brazil's mega-crisis hurt the Olympic Games?dampen Olympic spirit? Brazil's economy shrank 3.8% last year, its worst reces
Will Brazil's mega-crisis hurt the Olympic Games?
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
dampen Olympic spirit? Brazil's economy shrank 3.8% last year, its worst recession in 25 years. The International Monetary Fund and the market are predicting a similar contraction this year. The economic crisis has hit hard in Rio de Janeiro... Read more
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Philly.com
Councilman proposes 20 percent pay cuts for Atlantic City officialsnoted that council recently passed his resolution to have state officials end t
Councilman proposes 20 percent pay cuts for Atlantic City officials
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
noted that council recently passed his resolution to have state officials end the requirement of lifeguard pensions, which has been costing the city about $1 million a year. State Senate President Steven Sweeney, D-Gloucester,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Raise for state government retirees clears another hurdlebeginning on July 1, in Senate Bill 2 is conditioned on the passage of two othe
Raise for state government retirees clears another hurdle
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
beginning on July 1, in Senate Bill 2 is conditioned on the passage of two other bills that tweak how the retirement system funds retirements and pays for administrative costs. House Bill 32 carries no conditions and would simply raise the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Raise for state government retirees clears another hurdlebeginning on July 1, in Senate Bill 2 is conditioned on the passage of two othe
Raise for state government retirees clears another hurdle
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
beginning on July 1, in Senate Bill 2 is conditioned on the passage of two other bills that tweak how the retirement system funds retirements and pays for administrative costs. House Bill 32 carries no conditions and would simply raise the... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana House OKs cost of living increase for state retirees, but there's still another hurdlebeginning on July 1, in Senate Bill 2 is conditioned on the passage of two othe
Louisiana House OKs cost of living increase for state retirees, but there's still another hurdle
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
beginning on July 1, in Senate Bill 2 is conditioned on the passage of two other bills that tweak how the retirement system funds retirements and pays for administrative costs. House Bill 32 carries no conditions and would simply raise the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Five candidates are in the running to be the next executive director of the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fundfrom Oklahoma to Puerto Rico have made the first cut to fill the executive dire
Five candidates are in the running to be the next executive director of the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
from Oklahoma to Puerto Rico have made the first cut to fill the executive director position at the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund. The fund’s board of trustees on Monday went through the resumes of nine candidates that EFL... Read more
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Hartford Courant
The Easter Rising: CT Ties To Bloody Irish Revolt Of 1916editor of the weekly Gaelic American, spoke in New Britain to an audience of Ir
The Easter Rising: CT Ties To Bloody Irish Revolt Of 1916
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 days ago
editor of the weekly Gaelic American, spoke in New Britain to an audience of Irish- and German-Americans. A "considerable fund" was raised, reported the New Britain Herald, the purpose of which became clear on April 21, 1916, when a shipment of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guideLeague of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund Nonpartisan Vot
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guide
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund Nonpartisan Voters Guide © 2016 LWVPA — CEF Polls open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. This Voters Guide may be taken into the voting booth. For election information, contact your county Board of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Good reasons to support Mayor Curry's pension solutionwhen he makes this point. The city’s budget is being eaten alive by rising pens
Good reasons to support Mayor Curry's pension solution
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
when he makes this point. The city’s budget is being eaten alive by rising pension costs. This year’s $260 million going to pensions will be $280 million next year, then $300 million the following year. Yet a number of Times-Union readers have... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government in Business of Sugar-Coatingoff their failure with self-serving egregious arguments.If we want to solve our
Government in Business of Sugar-Coating
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
off their failure with self-serving egregious arguments.If we want to solve our social problems whilst providing adequate police numbers for example, then we must provide enhanced economic performance policies, something which the facts prove... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Bel Air property taxes stay flat, resident concerned 'other shoe is going to drop' with rate increasewho also sits on the town's Board of Appeals, expressed her concern during a pu
Bel Air property taxes stay flat, resident concerned 'other shoe is going to drop' with rate increase
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
who also sits on the town's Board of Appeals, expressed her concern during a public hearing on Bel Air's proposed general fund budget for fiscal 2017. The general fund is projected to be 3 percent larger than the current fiscal year budget of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strickland: City looking at St. Jude-area funding(Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) Bass Pro Shops tourism and the Uptown t
Strickland: City looking at St. Jude-area funding
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
(Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) Bass Pro Shops tourism and the Uptown tax-increment financing district could fund a public investment tied to the $1 billion expansion planned by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis Mayor Jim... Read more
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dna
Govt removes restrictions on EPF withdrawals after violent protestsa controversial proposal restricting when workers could withdraw pension saving
Govt removes restrictions on EPF withdrawals after violent protests
dna / Posted 15 days ago
a controversial proposal restricting when workers could withdraw pension savings after thousands of protesters clashed with police in the information technology hub of Bengaluru. Police fired tear gas to control the crowds as garment workers angry... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Strickland presents 2017 budget proposal, with $9 million more than current budgetinclude a property tax increase and does not dip into reserves, he said. Stric
Strickland presents 2017 budget proposal, with $9 million more than current budget
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 15 days ago
include a property tax increase and does not dip into reserves, he said. Strickland said his priorities are public safety, pensions and paving streets. For public safety, he proposed an increase of $6 million. He also wants $3.8 million to make... Read more
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My Suburban Life
3 to know: Wheaton City Council passes budget, liquor licenses, project amendmentin years. The $94.75 million budget comes in $2.4 million below projected reve
3 to know: Wheaton City Council passes budget, liquor licenses, project amendment
My Suburban Life / Posted 15 days ago
in years. The $94.75 million budget comes in $2.4 million below projected revenuesand includes $41.7 million in general fund expenditures. In December 2015, the council approved several hundred thousand dollars' worth of increases in general... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indian government scraps planned pension changes after violent protestsa controversial proposal restricting when workers could withdraw pension saving
Indian government scraps planned pension changes after violent protests
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
a controversial proposal restricting when workers could withdraw pension savings after thousands of protesters clashed with police in the information technology hub of Bengaluru. Police fired tear gas to control the crowds as garment workers angry... Read more
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The Star
Indian pension fund protesters clash with police in IT capitala controversial proposal restricting when workers could withdraw pension saving
Indian pension fund protesters clash with police in IT capital
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
a controversial proposal restricting when workers could withdraw pension savings after thousands of protesters clashed with police in the information technology hub of Bengaluru. Police fired tear gas to control the crowds as garment workers angry... Read more
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Newsmax
NYC Pension Votes to Scrap $1.5 Billion Hedge Fund PortfolioNew York City’s pension for civil employees voted to exit its $1.5 billion port
NYC Pension Votes to Scrap $1.5 Billion Hedge Fund Portfolio
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
New York City’s pension for civil employees voted to exit its $1.5 billion portfolio of hedge funds and shift the money to other assets, deciding that the loosely regulated investment pools didn’t perform well enough to justify the high fees. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indian pension fund protesters clash with police in IT capitalBENGALURU: Thousands of Indian garment workers angry with the government over c
Indian pension fund protesters clash with police in IT capital
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
BENGALURU: Thousands of Indian garment workers angry with the government over changes to their pension funds clashed with police in the information technology hub of Bengaluru on Tuesday as security forces fired teargas to control the crowds. Police... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Say 'no' to more Chicago business mandates, including paid sick timeproperty at a higher rate than residential properties. And that property tax i
Say 'no' to more Chicago business mandates, including paid sick time
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
property at a higher rate than residential properties. And that property tax increase, which is supposed to pay for police and fire pensions, is only the beginning. The pension fund for teachers is dangerously underfunded, and Chicago Public... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Step Up Hunt for Four FraudstersThe Zimbabwe Republic Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is seekin
Police Step Up Hunt for Four Fraudsters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Zimbabwe Republic Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is seeking four people after companies and individuals were swindled of over U.S.$300 000. In a statement yesterday, the police said they wanted to talk to Glazener Muchabaiwa... Read more
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Lowell Sun
AP News in Brief Sundaymore to fight tax evasion. Concluding biannual meetings by the world finance le
AP News in Brief Sunday
Lowell Sun / Posted 18 days ago
more to fight tax evasion. Concluding biannual meetings by the world finance leaders, the 189-nation International Monetary Fund said in a statement that it would work toward "strong, sustainable, inclusive, job-rich and more balanced global... Read more
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Rappler
Underspending still a challenge in the Philippinesservices, 10.6% underspending was recorded largely on account of program balanc
Underspending still a challenge in the Philippines
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
services, 10.6% underspending was recorded largely on account of program balances from the Miscellaneous Personnel Benefits Fund and Pensions and Gratuity Fund. "While there has been filling up and creation of positions during the year for some key... Read more
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TribLIVE
Changes to law, raising age for benefits suggested for Pa. pension reformleaders Thursday. Pension reform is perpetually debated in Harrisburg as lawma
Changes to law, raising age for benefits suggested for Pa. pension reform
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
leaders Thursday. Pension reform is perpetually debated in Harrisburg as lawmakers grapple with ways to change public pensions and stem the rising unfunded liability, which is more than $50 billion. At a luncheon sponsored by the Westmoreland... Read more
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Philly.com
City employees still taking DROP money and coming backrehired two days later as an assistant managing director at a salary of $102,00
City employees still taking DROP money and coming back
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
rehired two days later as an assistant managing director at a salary of $102,000. Charles Brennan, who retired from the Police Department in 2006 with a salary of $103,643, took a $337,695 DROP payment when he left. Brennan was rehired in... Read more
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Philly.com
City employees take DROP money and returnrehired two days later as an assistant managing director at a salary of $102,00
City employees take DROP money and return
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
rehired two days later as an assistant managing director at a salary of $102,000. Charles Brennan, who retired from the Police Department in 2006 with a salary of $103,643, took a $337,695 DROP payment when he left. Brennan was rehired in... Read more
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WBUR Boston
More School Aid, But House Budget Trends Closely With Baker’s PlanDempsey, limits spending growth to well under the 4.3 percent projected growth
More School Aid, But House Budget Trends Closely With Baker’s Plan
WBUR Boston / Posted 21 days ago
Dempsey, limits spending growth to well under the 4.3 percent projected growth in state revenues next year as health care, pensions and debt payments continue to consume large portions of the $1.34 billion in proposed new spending. Dempsey, in a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City budget director: Sun wrong to criticize mayor on after school fundingwhat they would have learned: The additional $4.2 million made available for a
City budget director: Sun wrong to criticize mayor on after school funding
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
what they would have learned: The additional $4.2 million made available for after-school programs this year came from funding that was originally budgeted for the public schools. The city proposed last spring to increase school funding if the... Read more
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Philly.com
Puerto Rico church strips teachers of pension amid crisisofficials in recent weeks informed Cardoza and several hundred other current an
Puerto Rico church strips teachers of pension amid crisis
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
officials in recent weeks informed Cardoza and several hundred other current and retired teachers that their pensions will be eliminated because payouts exceeded contributions. Enrollment at Catholic schools in Puerto Rico has plunged... Read more
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