9:38 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Kentucky Pension Task Force Tackles Shortfall

A task force looking for ways to cover Kentucky's $19-billion public pension shortfall will explore the idea of borrowing enough money to bridge the gap through the sale of government bonds. The Task Force on Kentucky Public Pensions is expected to review that option at a meeting in September. 

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2:49 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

LIBOR Scandal Likely Affecting Revenues for Kentucky Agencies

A former financial planner for the Kentucky Pension Systems says an international banking scandal is leading to millions of dollars in losses for Kentucky agencies.

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3:47 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Pension Task Force Says Everything is "On the Table" at First Meeting

A group of Kentucky lawmakers has a new summer assignment shoring up the state'’s failing pension systems.

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Illinois Government
8:25 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Illinois Lawmakers Try to Tackle Pension Again

Illinois officials are trying to figure out how to finish cutting the state’s pension costs. Lawmakers came close to an agreement last month, but it was derailed by personal conflicts, policy disputes and the deadline for ending the spring legislative session. 

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11:07 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Pension cuts postponed in Illinois Legislature

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The top Republican in the Illinois House says he’s shelving legislation to rein in ballooning government pension costs.  

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