News Clips for January 9, 2018
Pension plan funding levels rose in 2017
The aggregate pension funded status is estimated to be 83% at the end of 2017, compared with 81% at the end of 2016, according to analysis conducted by Willis Towers Watson.
Atlanta pension funds sue city over ordinance to consolidate 3 plan boards
The boards of the Atlanta General Employees' Pension Fund and Atlanta Police Officers' Pension Fund have filed a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta, former mayor Kasim Reed and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms regarding the city's December ordinance to consolidate the city's three pension fund boards.
GOP leaders sending blended messages on pension invoice
Key House Republicans in Kentucky sent mixed messages Wednesday as lawmakers work behind the scenes to craft a bill to overhaul one of the country's worst-funded pension systems.
Bill aims to curb Mississippi Delta teacher shortage
Former Mississippi Gov. William Winter has often said, "The only road out of poverty runs by the schoolhouse door."
Billions in tax breaks, pension perks and more all cleared by lawmakers
(New Jersey) From legislation as massive as $3 billion in tax breaks for Amazon to a measure as personal as a pension perk for a former state senator, lawmakers on Monday passed some 200 bills and resolutions during marathon voting sessions on the penultimate day of the legislative term.