Topic: Pensions and Retirement

Pension Groups Introduce Bills to Modify Automatic Contribution Increases

(Published Feb 9, 2015)

The proposed legislation would provide public pension plans with more flexibility.

PERA Recommends General Plan Contribution Changes

(Published Jan 12, 2015)

The recommended increase is less than the maximum authorized under state law but, by some measures, may not be needed.

Preliminary Valuation Report Shows Improvement for PERA Plans

(Published Aug 25, 2014)

Strong investment performance increases funding level, but future post-retirement benefit restoration may bring additional General Plan contribution increases.