Retired Connecticut state employees will see a substantial bump to their pension payments as a result of increasing economic inflation. The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Workers and Clerical Workers – known as the
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State Treasurer Denise Nappier offered a presentation to the state’s Pension Sustainability Commission outlining the difficulties facing Connecticut’s Teachers Retirement System and suggested transferring $3 billion in state assets and bonds to teacher pension system.
Connecticut ranked 49th in the country in a new analysis of state fiscal health by Truth in Accounting, due to its massive taxpayer burden of $53,400 per person and, once again, earned the organization’s label
There's a growing recognition among Connecticut state and local government that 401(k)-style retirement plans will be necessary in the long run. The private sector does it, so why are government employees so worried?
If nothing had changed, Connecticut would not be trapped in the situation it is now. But Connecticut also allows collective bargaining agreements to supersede state law, allowing subsequent SEBAC agreements to once again underfund state
An employee of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities used excessive paid administrative leave and the state’s Voluntary Schedule Reduction Program to reach exactly 10 years of state service before quitting, making him or
Connecticut’s new Pension Sustainability Commission held a press conference today in the Legislative Office Building to announce its mission: to consider transferring state assets to Connecticut's pension funds to help reduce the state's unfunded liabilities.
When given the choice between Connecticut's failing pension system and the state's defined contribution plan, Robert Guynn took the road less traveled -- and he's doing fine.
Fringe benefit rates for Connecticut’s state employee and teacher retirement plans in 2018 jumped as much as 52 percent, according to figures from the Comptroller’s Office.