April 2019

  • This Week in Pensions: April 26, 2019

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the…

  • Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Turns Her Back on Public Employees
    pension cuts

    Today’s blog post was written by NPPC Communications Director Andrew Collier. In last year’s  gubernatorial election in Oregon, Kate Brown defeated State Representative Knute Buehler. We’ve written about how anti-pension Buehler is before: he expressed interest in switching all newly…

  • This Week in Pensions: April 19, 2019

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the…

  • Where are state legislatures with COLAs?
    Attacks on pensions promote retirement inequality

    Over the last few weeks, we’ve been updating readers on where cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) bills are all across the country. Many retired public employees haven’t seen a COLA in over a decade. As the price of medicine, groceries, and other…

  • NPPC Launches Pensions on Main Street

    Today, NPPC proudly launches “Pensions on Main Street,” which is dedicated to making the voices of current and retired public employees heard. Public pension benefits are spent in local communities around our country each and every day, supporting local jobs…

  • This Week in Pensions: April 11, 2019

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the…

  • New Hampshire Retirees Fight for a COLA

    Today’s blog post was written by Andrew Collier, Communications Director at NPPC. This year, several state legislatures have passed or attempted to pass a COLA for their retired public employees. In New Hampshire, retirees got one step closer to making…

  • This Week in Pensions: April 5, 2019

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the…

  • Kentucky Lawmakers Make Another Mistake
    Kentucky public pensions

    Today’s blog post was contributed by Andrew Collier, Communications Director at NPPC. Kentucky legislators have a habit of passing legislation at the very last second, bypassing the democratic process by waiving readings and stifling input from the public. Just like…