Friday, September 23, 2011

USAT | Lawmakers pump up their own pensions

A good read from USA Today this morning: 

More than 4,100 legislators in 33 states are positioned to benefit from special retirement laws that they and their predecessors have enacted to boost their pensions by up to $100,000 a year, a USA Today investigation found. Even as legislators cut basic state services and slash benefits for police, teachers and other workers, they have preserved pension laws that grant themselves perks unavailable to voters they serve or workers they direct.


  1. An outstanding job of reporting by USAT. With so much going wrong, it's great to see excellent work still being done.

  2. Bravo USAT! Now what are we the people going to do about it? We need to force change. It's not okay! Send letters folks, vote em out


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