News Clips for December 19, 2017
DB Plan Funding Improvement Continues '17 Trend
Pension plans' funded status provided something else to be thankful for in November, according to two recent reports.
Public pension funded ratio up in third quarter 2017: report
The funded status of 100 of the largest U.S. public pension plans grew by $36 billion in third quarter of 2017, boosted by strong equity returns, according to a report released on Tuesday by consulting services company Milliman.
The passing of Gregory W. Smith, Colorado PERA Executive Director
Atlanta passes ordinance to consolidate 3 city pension fund boards
Atlanta's City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday to consolidate the city's three pension fund boards, although it will likely be challenged.
Louisiana Undercuts its Public Teachers, New Study Finds
Most state and local teachers participating in the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) are losing out on their own pension contributions, the study finds
Injured Wisconsin Workers Face Higher Hurdles When Seeking Compensation
Under Gov. Scott Walker-appointed panel, appeals of worker's compensation decisions are up, and a study shows more injured workers lost