News Clips for June 26, 2018
PEPTA to be Reintroduced; Opposition Letters Needed to Congressional Delegations
Route Fifty Navigator Awards
CalPERS director gets seat at Vatican meeting on climate change
When Pope Francis gathered leading oil company executives in early June to talk about how they can help address climate change, Anne Simpson, director of corporate governance at CalPERS, also was in the room, said Priya Mathur, president of CalPERS' board, at its June 20 meeting.
Colorado pension finances improve following reforms
Colorado's troubled public pension has been pulled back from the fiscal brink. (subscription required)
Jacksonville wins appeal of pension reform lawsuit
Monday brought good news for the city of Jacksonville, as the First District Court of Appeal rebuffed five plaintiffs challenging the city's pension reform referendum of 2016.
Kentucky's pension reform law struck down by judge as unconstitutional
A Franklin Circuit Court judge struck down Kentucky's pension reform law on Wednesday, saying the rapid manner in which it was passed was unconstitutional.
Minnesota pension legislation overcomes partisan divide
Minnesota will sell its annual new money bond deal this summer with some positive fiscal momentum after adopting pension system changes that for the time being bolster the system's health. (subscription required)
NJ lawmakers once again moving quickly to boost pensions for some of their own
New Jersey lawmakers are rushing ahead with a bill that would boost retirement benefits for their colleagues as they plan votes on a budget that likely means a state government shutdown, all while the pension system remains one of the nation's most troubled.