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  Public pension politics must change!! 11-20-2012
  New York State's pension fund loses $7 billion in value, says Controller Thomas DiNapoli!! 11-20-2012
  $tate "takeover" 8-6-2012
  DiNapoli Names Chief Investment Officer for $150.3 Billion State Pension Fund!! 7-27-2012
  Despite Reforms, Retirement Costs For Governments Set To Skyrocket!! 3-24-12
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  10 injured Newburgh ex-firefighters say pay was illegally cut!! 2-8-12
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  Judge ‘tiers’ apart 3% pension kick-in!! 1-28-2012
  Lawmakers side with unions against taxpayers!! 1-26-2012
  E.J. McMahon: A meaningful new try on pensions !! 1-20-12
  New York police, fire pension trustees propose rival management plan!! 1-20-20112
  Contribution cap among pension reform ideas!! 1-19-12
  NYC Actuary Recommends Lowered Return Rate for Pensions 1-12-12
  Don’t play games with NY pensions!! 12-21-11
  Cuomo’s challenge!!! 12-30-2011
  The Pension System Works!! 11-14-11
  More retirements by state workers, teachers in NY!! 11-1-11
  Westchester Medical Center, unions clash over projected layoffs!! 10-27-2011
  Big Apple pensions' return highest in 26 years!! 10-26-11
  New York City pension plan investment boards would consolidate under proposal!! 10-27-11
  Pension cost bulges from budget-paring incentives!! 10-24-11
  Top politicians will back NY casinos!! 9-19-2011
  Pension fund risks in wild market!! 8-19-11
  Let Gambling Grow? 8-15-2011
  Our View: State pension system still needs changes!! 7-`8-11
  Governor Cuomo's Tier 6: Memo of Support 2-11-2011
  Governor Cuomo Introduces Pension Refirm Legislation Tier - 6
  DiNapoli Proposal Will Catch Pension Abusers
  Abbate: Another tier? So Soon? 5-18-2011
  Millionaire teachers!! 5-19-2011
  Will Cuomo truly fix pensions!! 18-2011
  DiNapoli Proposal Will Catch Pension Abusers 5-18-2011
  Cuomo to Propose Changes to NYS Pension System!! 5-16-2011
  Gov's $93B retirement plan Tier 6
  Pension Pain: 4-24-11
  Blame it on the Pols!! 4-11-2011
  Don't Scapegoat Public Service Workers for Financial Woes! 3-19-11
  Pension System is Not Broken! 3-21-11
  New Tier 6 Plan!! March 3, 2011
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  Federal Legislation Allowing States to go Bankrupt!!
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  Alabama Town's Failed Pension is a Warning!!
  Pension Explosion 60 minutes 12-19-2010
  This bomb just stopped ticking!!!
  FDNY Reviews Disabled Retired FF's
  NYS & Local Retirement System 2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  A $205 Billion Bomb!!
  Governor Christie's Pension Changes
  New Jersey Gov. Calls for Huge Pension Reform
  Comptroller announces 2012 pension rate increases to cities.
  NYS retirement fund contribution rates increase in 2012
  States pension loan plan criticized!!
  Low pension returns may Soak taxpayers!!!
  Battle Looms Over Huge Costs of Public Pensions
  NYS Pension System Rated top in the US
  Pension System Will Permit Municipalities Borrow Against the Pension Fund
  Pension Results Up 26%
  Minneapolis Retirees Ordered to Pay Back $76M
  AG Cuomo Legislation to Reform the State Pension Fund
  Tier 5 PENSION REFORM Legislation Dec. 2009
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  OSC Pension Rates from 1979-2009
  OSC Pension Update 9-3-09
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  Facing Up to America's Pension Woes!! July 25, 2013
  Here's How Detroit's Bankruptcy Will Actually Work!! July 19, 2013
  Sales Tax Measure to Go on Bankrupt California City's Ballot!! July 10, 2013
  Bankrupt Cities Across the US 6-10-13
  Stockton, CA bankruptcy trial has big stakes!! 3-26-2013
  St. Louis aldermen pass mayor's last firefighter pension bill!! 7-17-2012
  Challenge to pension reform moves forward 6-21-12
  Illnois Gov. Quinn signs law to end free state retiree health care!! 6-21-2012
  Ohio Senate Endorses Massive Overhaul of Pension Systems!! May 17, 2012
  Michigan Senate may vote today to dump pensions for new teachers!! 5-17-2012
  States scaling back worker pensions to save money !! May 2-2012
  States scaling back worker pensions to save money !! 5-1-2012
  Why Houston Should Care About Public Pension Reform in Rhode Island!! May 2012
  Providence police, fire retirees: 'No choice' but to sue over pension changes!! 5-2-12
  Retiree health care changes to save $802 million!! 4-22-12
  Illinois governor proposes raising employee pension contributions, retirement age!! 4-20-12
  Providence Bankruptcy Seen as Unavoidable on Budget Gap!! 3-28-12
  New Ideas on Pensions: Use States!! 3-26-12
  Providence begins pension-cut talks with police, fire retirees!! 3-26-12
  Courts Block Efforts at Public Pension Change!! 2-15-2012
  Firefighters, St. Louis officials target disability benefits!! 3-6-2012
  Stockton's Sad Tale!!! 3-1-2012
  Mayor defends pension cuts to city’s retirees!! 3-4-12
  Retired public employees could see pension checks cut by up to 7 percent!! 3-4-12
  Public and private pension plans can't fund retirement!! 2-25-12
  Providence retirees may face 73% haircut in bankruptcy!! 2-22-12
  Congress Targets Federal Workers for Savings!! 2-22-12
  Congress Targets Federal Workers for Savings!! 2-22-12
  GOP lawmakers introduce Gov. Jerry Brown’s pension plan — without Brown!! 2-22-12
  San Diego tackles municipal pensions!! 2/21/2012
  Pension Puffery Here are 12 half-truths that deserve to be debunked in 2012!! 2-7-12
  States of Bankruptcy!! 7-30-2011
  Mayor: Providence is facing bankruptcy!! 2-2-2012
  CalPERS 2011 return below its assumed rate by 6.65 percentage points!! 1-23-12
  Rhode Island's Landmark Pension Reforms!! 12-8-11
  Lawsuit seeks to invalidate 2 key Ore. Supreme Court decisions for state pension benefits!! 12-5-11
  Bankruptcy Rarely Offers Easy Answer for Counties!! 11-10-11
  Pension agency for 44M may seek bailout!! 11-15-11
  Municipal bankruptcy in Alabama: Will other local governments follow suit? 11-11-11
  Fears grow over US pension crisis as Rhode Island's debts are laid bare!! 11-16-11
  U.S. Postal Service overpayment money eyed to spur early retirement!! 11-2-11
  Facing Downgrade to Junk, California Tries Pension Reform!! 10-28-2011
  The Little State With a Big Mess
  Montana's public employee pension problem worsens!! 10-11-11
  Lawmakers look for pension loophole fix!! 10-12-11
  Pennsylvania state capital files for bankruptcy protection!! 10-14-11
  R.I. high court is asked to overturn ruling that public employees have a contractual right to pension benefits! !0-5-2011
  Rhode Island State Treasurer Raimondo tells Senate pension situation is grave. 9-13-2011
  The Costs of COLAs 9-13-2011
  States versus public employee unions!! 9-5-11
  Across U.S., public unions under fire this Labor Day!! 9-5-11
  N.J. unions, public workers sue to stop pension, benefits overhaul!! 9-1-11
  Connecticut Workers Approve Contract They Had Rejected!! 8-18-2011
  Pentagon Considering Scrapping Traditional Pensions in its Proposed Retirement Program Overhaul!! 8-15-11
  Miami Declares ‘Financial Urgency’ as It Moves to Cut Worker Pay, Benefits!! 8-16-11
  Faltering Rhode Island City Tests Vows to Pensioners!! 8-13-11
  Loss of Bankrupycy Card Would Weaken Cities' Hand!! 8-2-11
  Gov. McDonnell Warns of Needed Changes to State Pension Plans!! 7-22-2011
  City police, fire disability payments top $8M a year! 7-21-2011
  City of Rhode Island Asks Retirees To Sacrifice!! 7-19-2011
  A Small City's Depleted Pension Fund Rattles Rhode Island 7-11-11
  State, local pension accounting takes GASB step toward transparency 7-8-2011
  Atlanta's Pension Debt!!! 7-7-2011
  Public pension problem could be shrinking: Survey 6-8-2011
  Public employee retirement funds rise, but not enough!! 7-4-2011
  California Police & Firefighters Under Attack! 6-30-2011
  Two Rulings Find Cuts in Public Pensions Permissible 6-30-2011
  PA House Passes Pension Overhaul Bill
  N.J. changes pensions & benefits to public workers! 6-21-2011
  New Jersey Pension, Benefit Changes Approved!! 6-17-2011
  Federal workers late to feel pension pinch!! 5-21-2011
  KC's police retirees aren't getting lavish pensions!! 5-14-2011
  Federal pension proposals!!! 5-16-2011
  MA attacks collective bargaining!! 4-28-11
  Nest egg is missing for N.J. public worker retirees: 4-26-11
  Editorial: Change pensions for current state workers 4-28-11
  RI pension fund in worst shape of all, Pew suggests: 4-26-11
  Pew Center on the United States: Wisconsin pension system among most solvent in nation.
  The Trillion Dollar Gap Grows Wider! 4-27-11
  State Pensions & Retiree Health Benefits: The Trillion Dollar Gap 4-27-11
  The Pensions America Can't Afford!! 2-25-11
  Health of pension fund depends on confidence!! 4-22-11
  Florida governor backs defined contribution shift!!! 4-14-11
  Arizona Passes pension reforms!!! 4-19-11
  Pawtucket active teachers increase retirees health benefit cost!!
  States liability for pensions increases 27% in Rhode Island 4-15-14
  Do public employees get a better deal? It depends!!
  5 large states, 5 different paths to fix budgets!
  Fla. House panel OKs worker pension contributions
  House bill to raise retirement age! 3-17-11
  Harrisburg's crisis tests Pennsylvania!!! 9-2-11
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  Obamacare Fallout: Memphis Retired Police & Firefighters Left With No Insurance!! 7/17/2014
  City Retirees Suing Over Health Benefits 7/2/2014
  White Plains Retirees 2/18/2013
  Unions, heal thyselves: The perils of ‘free’ health care!! June 24, 2013
  Reforming Retiree Rx!!! 9-10-12
  Iceberg Ahead The Hidden Cost of Public-Sector Retiree Health Benefits in New York!! 9-5-12
  Syracuse faces highest retiree healthcare costs in the state!! 9-5-12
  New York’s health-care time bomb!! 9-7-12
  North Castle retirees to pay benefit costs!! 7-7-2012
  State retirees ask judge to roll back health insurance increase!! 5-24-2012
  With fiscal crisis looming, Syracuse officials want workers, retirees to pay more for health care!! 3-19-2012
  NY Retiree Group Sues over Increase in Health Benefit Costs!! 12-8-11
  NY Unions File Lawsuit Over Retiree Healthcare Increase !! 12-30-11
  Andrew & the unions!!! 12-30-11
  Bloomberg administration eyes health care hike for city employees, despite unions' resistance: 10-26-11
  White Plains wins 1st battle over police retiree benefits!! 7-14-2011
  SUNY to hike health costs!~! 5-10-2011
  Levy wants county workers to pay for health care!! 5-18-2011
  Council 82 deal could be a retiree problem!!
  Unfair: City Workers' Health Freebies
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  White Plains Retirees Win in Fedeeral Court!!
  White Plains Retirees May Sue Over Health Benefits!!!
  White Plains retirees file court action to save health benefits!!
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  Tier 6 Proposal May Be on Tap!!!!
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  Report: N.Y. faces $205B in unfunded retirement benefits.
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