Michigan

  • High Pension Stakes in the Great Lakes State
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    Michigan has a pension problem. The complicated history between the state legislature and the state’s defined benefit pension systems has contributed to public sector employee shortages, including education, public safety, public works, and other state and local government positions. But…

  • This Week in Pensions: March 15, 2024
    This Week in Pensions

    Anchorage School District Seeks to Hire Retired Teachers to Help School Vacancies The Anchorage School District is considering hiring retired teachers on a full-time basis for the first time to tackle its teacher shortages, due to the difficulty in finding…

  • 2024 State Legislative Preview

    At NPPC, we believe every American deserves to retire with dignity. Our priority is protecting pensions for public workers in states across the country. Here is a look ahead at some of the state legislative sessions we are monitoring this…

  • This Week In Pensions: October 13, 2023
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement. We have gathered the top stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week.…

  • This Week In Pensions: July 28, 2023
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement. We have gathered the top stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week.…

  • Wyoming Report Examines the Consequences of Switching Public Employees to 401(k)s
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    As state legislative sessions are coming to an end around the country, state policymakers have faced budget deficits due to the coronavirus pandemic. To fill their budget deficits, some have argued that policymakers should consider taking away defined-benefit pensions for…

  • NPPC Team Shares 2020 Highlights and 2021 Goals

    As this turbulent year comes to an end, our team wanted to take some time to share what we have been grateful for, and what we want to achieve in the fight for retirement security next year.  Below, members of…

  • Three Reasons Why Public Pensions Are Cheaper Than Other Retirement Plans Like 401(k)s
    The pension crisis is a myth

    Too often it is claimed that closing public pension plans and moving all newly hired public employees into defined-contribution plans like a 401(k) or cash balance hybrid plans is needed for state and local governments to address budget shortfalls. However,…

  • This Week in Pensions: November 6, 2020
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to this month’s first edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Before you dive into our top stories from this week, check out some stories…

  • Share Your Story: Sidney

    Throughout the summer, NPPC will be sharing the stories of retired and current public employees, told in their own words. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlHmgVbUgUM”]

  • Share Your Story: Bob

    Throughout the summer, NPPC will be sharing the stories of retired and current public employees, told in their own words. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1xtvH3sO18″]

  • This Week in Pensions: February 14, 2020

    Welcome to this Valentine’s Day edition of This Week in Pensions! 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 fight for a secure…