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Andrew Biggs on Pensions in the Wall Street Journal: Pension Commission Meets January 31st at 5pm

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Andrew Biggs had another good article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday called “Why Public Pensions are so Rich”. The pay-wall is down so you can enjoy it. It reminded me to tell you that the LCPR (pension commission) begins meeting again on Tuesday nights at 5:00 pm, January 31st and throughout the session. Here […]

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Kim Crockett on KCHK 1350 AM (New Prague) Radio with Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen’s “The Right Discussion” this Friday, November 11 (Veteran’s Day) at 12:15 pm. Topic? Public Pensions.

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Kim Crockett and Rep. Gruenhagen will be talking about Public Pensions this Friday on KCHK in New Prague (http://www.kchkradio.net/) .   “The Right Discussion” is on KCHK AM 1350, from 12:15p-12:45p,  weekly,  or  you can  stream  the show live at www.kchkradio.net. Podcasts are available after the show is aired on their website as well. The station coverage does reach the […]

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Pension Commission Update: Interim Hearings Take on “Big Issues” in Preparation for the 2012 Session.

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In October, the commission heard testimony about changing the assumed rate of return on investments from 8.5% to a lower number (probably 8.0% but it Rep. King Banaian has sponsored a bill that would lower the rate to 7.5%); and it reviewed various hybrid pension plans being adopted around the nation. (A hybrid plan is part defined […]

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