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May 8, 2018: NCPERS News Clips
Posted On: May 08, 2018

News Clips for May 8, 2018


National News

State Pensions Keep Lowering Their Return Expectations
     The benefit from rising equity markets last year hasn't alleviated pensions' long-term concerns about funding levels, according to Wilshire Associates.

The Real Retirement Crisis: Assessing Retirement Savings Adequacy
     A speaker at PSCA's 71st Annual National Conference suggests reports of Americans retirement savings inadequacy are overblown and offers data to back that up.

State News

Colorado Pension Reform Heads to Conference Committee
     A number of differences in the House and Senate versions of a new bill calls for debate.

Kansas Lawmakers Approve Budget, Dive Into Tax Cut Debate
     Kansas lawmakers voted to inject money into state services, pensions and higher education just hours before debating legislation to send millions of dollars back to taxpayers.

Judge tells Bevin he can't depose plaintiffs in pension lawsuit
     A judge said no Monday to Gov. Matt Bevin's request to take sworn, out-of-court testimony from the three plaintiffs challenging Kentucky's recently enacted public pension law.

State employee retirement, state investments topics before a Legislative committee
     North Dakota's Public Employees Retirement System is looking toward the future -- and some potential funding challenges.

Oklahoma House passes stipend for pensioners, turns down cost of living adjustment
     Most pensioners in the state's retirement systems would get a one-time stipend of at least $350 under a measure sent to Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday by the Oklahoma House of Representatives.


Moving Pensions From Defined Benefit to 'Defined Ambition'
     The British, Canadians and Dutch explore a way to keep what's good about pensions while avoiding the crises.


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