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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 18, 2017The feds weren't sure that they could tax the states as the employers of these
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The feds weren't sure that they could tax the states as the employers of these people. So to compensate, statewide retirement systems were created." As to why Chicago isn't part of TRS, Urbanek said its teacher pension system was... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Bevin launches pension site ahead of likely special sessionby consultants that make different assumptions about the retirement system's fu
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
by consultants that make different assumptions about the retirement system's future. Regardless of the numbers, Kentucky's retirement systems rank as one of the worst funded systems in the country. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Retiree system investments upSystem's investment return in fiscal 2017 was 12.30 percent, ranking in the top
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
System's investment return in fiscal 2017 was 12.30 percent, ranking in the top 51 percent of the nation's public retirement systems, its Chicago-based investment consultant Callan Associates reported. The firm reported that the median... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Teachers in St. Louis area frustrated over unsolved ID theft caseswas among those individuals who learned her ID was used to access the Public Sc
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
was among those individuals who learned her ID was used to access the Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS) in mid-July. “My personal identity, that I worked hard to created, and worked... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Teachers in St. Louis area frustrated over unsolved ID theft caseswas among those individuals who learned her ID was used to access the Public Sc
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
was among those individuals who learned her ID was used to access the Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS) in mid-July. “My personal identity, that I worked hard to created, and worked... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Police/fire pension plan will need $8 million in annual city contributionA bill (LB30) being considered by the Legislature's Nebraska Retirement Systems
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
A bill (LB30) being considered by the Legislature's Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee would end the defined benefit plans for future employees. It would require the cities to swap their defined-benefit pension plans for cash-balance plans, which... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Editorial, Aug. 13, 2017: California taxpayers pay high cost for public employee pensionspension for a “full-career” CalPERS retiree was $66,400, Transparent California
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
pension for a “full-career” CalPERS retiree was $66,400, Transparent California reported. When data from non-CalPERS retirement systems are factored in, almost 53,000 retired public employees got pensions worth at least $100,000 in 2016,... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Editorial, Aug. 13, 2017: California taxpayers pay high cost for public employee pensionspension for a “full-career” CalPERS retiree was $66,400, Transparent California
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 8 days ago
pension for a “full-career” CalPERS retiree was $66,400, Transparent California reported. When data from non-CalPERS retirement systems are factored in, almost 53,000 retired public employees got pensions worth at least $100,000 in 2016,... Read more
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The Mercury News
More CalPERS retirees are getting $100,000 pensions, according to a new reportyou’re not getting upset that he is getting paid in the top 25th percentile of
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
you’re not getting upset that he is getting paid in the top 25th percentile of the region. When data from non-CalPERS retirement systems are factored in, almost 53,000 retired public employees got pensions worth at least $100,000 in 2016,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Judge: Lawsuit between Kentucky political rivals can go onlaw to consolidate power. Beshear has sued Bevin twice before challenging his
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
law to consolidate power. Beshear has sued Bevin twice before challenging his orders altering the boards of the Kentucky Retirement Systems and the University of Louisville. Now he's asking the state's highest court to strike down the entire law... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Identity theft affected hundreds of public school educators in the St. Louis Areathey were victims of an identity theft. The theft affected various members of
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
they were victims of an identity theft. The theft affected various members of the The Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS). PSRS/PEERS provides retirement benefits for public school teachers and other... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Identity theft affected hundreds of public school educators in the St. Louis Areathey were victims of an identity theft. The theft affected various members of
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
they were victims of an identity theft. The theft affected various members of the The Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS). PSRS/PEERS provides retirement benefits for public school teachers and other... Read more
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Business Wire
MLL Capital Targets Healthcare Real Estate Investment Opportunitiesfund, and a series of emerging manager separate accounts with The New York Stat
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
fund, and a series of emerging manager separate accounts with The New York State Common Retirement Fund, New York City Retirement Systems and the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. The firm is headquartered in the Washington DC metropolitan... Read more
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Newsmax
Public Pension Returns Barely Broke Even in Fiscal Year 2016funded. Lower than anticipated investment returns have plagued pension funds s
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
funded. Lower than anticipated investment returns have plagued pension funds since the financial crisis as many public retirement systems have failed to earn enough to close their chronic shortfalls. Growing unfunded pension liabilities — the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Controversy over Kentucky Governor's homeprivate residence) The purchase came less than a year after Ramsey was appoint
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
private residence) The purchase came less than a year after Ramsey was appointed by the Governor to the board of Kentucky Retirement Systems. In April, one month after buying the home and surrounding land, appraisers listed Bevin's new property... Read more
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Newsmax
States Turn to Financial Engineering to Ease Pension BurdensChris Christie signed a law in July that pledged about $1 billion of the state’
Newsmax / Posted 18 days ago
Chris Christie signed a law in July that pledged about $1 billion of the state’s lottery revenue to some of its public retirement systems, which have long been a drain on the Garden State’s finances. While Fitch said it improves the pension’s... Read more
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Al.com
Cruising: Stimpson announces Carnival contract extensionthe impact on the city's bottom line has been significant. The city is still pa
Al.com / Posted 20 days ago
the impact on the city's bottom line has been significant. The city is still paying off the terminal, which it bought from Retirement Systems of Alabama, and spends about $1.8 million a year on debt service, plus about $500,000 in operating... Read more
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Reuters
Chicago projects shrinking budget gaps in 2017 and 2018the past six budgets," the city's analysis said. Chicago has taken big steps i
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
the past six budgets," the city's analysis said. Chicago has taken big steps in recent years to shore up its four employee retirement systems by hiking property taxes for its police and fire fighter funds, levying a new tax on water and sewer usage... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Issue 2: Millions already spent on prescription drug price campaignsprice ballot issue: What’s really going on? It would forbid any state agency —
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 20 days ago
price ballot issue: What’s really going on? It would forbid any state agency — Medicaid, state prisons, state employee retirement systems and mental health facilities for example — from entering into a purchase agreement with drug manufacturers... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Issue 2: Millions already spent on prescription drug price campaignsprice ballot issue: What’s really going on? It would forbid any state agency —
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 20 days ago
price ballot issue: What’s really going on? It would forbid any state agency — Medicaid, state prisons, state employee retirement systems and mental health facilities for example — from entering into a purchase agreement with drug manufacturers... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Board to vote on change to Oregon's public pension systembenefits, employer benefits, public services and the state's long-term economic
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 25 days ago
benefits, employer benefits, public services and the state's long-term economic competitiveness. The Public Employees Retirement Systems Board currently assumes its investments will earn 7.5 percent annually. Market experts have said that is a... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Hoover to receive funds for school resource officersto qualifying retirees, at a cost of $148,938 that will be added on to the city
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
to qualifying retirees, at a cost of $148,938 that will be added on to the city’s monthly employer contribution to The Retirement Systems of Alabama. •Approved an amendment to the plan for fire hydrants to be installed in the Lake Wilborn... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Ethics complaints against Bevin dismissedcampaign donor. The commission did say the lieutenant governor should decide w
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
campaign donor. The commission did say the lieutenant governor should decide whether to reappoint Ramsey to the Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees when his term expires and not the governor. The Jefferson County PVA is currently... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Austintown woman victim of $6K scamAUSTINTOWN — An area woman purchased gift cards totaling $6,281 to pay a person
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 30 days ago
AUSTINTOWN — An area woman purchased gift cards totaling $6,281 to pay a person posing as an employee from State Teachers Retirement Systems Wednesday. The woman reported the matter to police Thursday after the STRS scammer continued to call... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Panel: Kentucky gov did nothing wrong in home purchasewife bought the house for $1.6 million from Neil Ramsey, a friend who the Repub
Dayton Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
wife bought the house for $1.6 million from Neil Ramsey, a friend who the Republican governor has appointed to the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees. In dismissing the complaints, the Executive Branch Ethics Commission unanimously ruled... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Ethics commission unanimously dismisses complaint over Bevin's new homewrong when he bought the 150-year-old Anchorage mansion from Neil Ramsey, a fri
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
wrong when he bought the 150-year-old Anchorage mansion from Neil Ramsey, a friend whom Bevin had appointed to the Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees. Ramsey had bought the home and surrounding land in 2004 for $3 million. He sold the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Panel: Kentucky gov did nothing wrong in home purchasewife bought the house for $1.6 million from Neil Ramsey, a friend who the Repub
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 30 days ago
wife bought the house for $1.6 million from Neil Ramsey, a friend who the Republican governor has appointed to the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees. In dismissing the complaints, the Executive Branch Ethics Commission unanimously ruled... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Ethics panel unanimously dismisses complaints against BevinBevin didn't do anything wrong when he bought a house from Neil Ramsey, a frien
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 30 days ago
Bevin didn't do anything wrong when he bought a house from Neil Ramsey, a friend that Bevin has appointed to the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees. However, the commission told Bevin he should let Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton decide... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Ethics panel unanimously dismisses complaints against BevinBevin didn't do anything wrong when he bought a house from Neil Ramsey, a frien
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 30 days ago
Bevin didn't do anything wrong when he bought a house from Neil Ramsey, a friend that Bevin has appointed to the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees. However, the commission told Bevin he should let Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton decide... Read more
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