Connecticut

  • Branford PD Restores Pensions for Officers and Why it Matters
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    In April it was reported by the New Haven Register that Branford, Connecticut’s Police Department was looking to restore defined benefit pensions for their officers. Yesterday, that push came to be as the Representative Town meeting unanimously approved both the…

  • This Week in Pensions: February 15, 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…

  • Same Old Story in West Haven
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    Earlier this week, the article West Haven PD, losing officers, pleads with city to return to a traditional pension plan was published in the New Haven Register. The article details how ten years after the city switched the police department…

  • How the Koch Brothers Steal Your Pension

    John Arnold and his cronies are the most well-known opponents of public pensions. John Arnold funds the work of the Pew Research Center, the Retirement Security Initiative, the Reason Foundation, and other groups who are attempting to eliminate public pensions.…

  • State-Specific Resources to Protect Pensions
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    The fight to protect pensions is a national one, but the battles are fought state by state. NPPC works with state partners across the country to protect pensions from attacks by John Arnold, Pew, and their allies. Today we want…

  • An Update on Secure Choice Retirement Savings Plans
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    We first discussed Secure Choice plans back in March of this year. At the time, Congress was moving forward with repealing Obama-era regulations that would have made it easier for states to establish these plans. Unfortunately, Congress passed and President…

  • This Week in Pensions: March 17, 2017

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day and welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the top stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you…