Wash. Pensions
6:31 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Washington Senator Proposes End To Pensions For Elected Officials

Washington state Senator John Braun
Washington Legislature

Originally published on Wed January 8, 2014 4:55 pm

A Washington state senator says if 401(k)s are good enough for Boeing machinists, they should be good enough for those who hold elected office.

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Washington Pension Dispute
4:07 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Billions At Stake As Washington Supreme Court Hears Pension Cases

File photo of the interior of the Washington state Supreme Court
Cacophony Wikimedia

Originally published on Thu October 24, 2013 3:24 pm

Billions of dollars are at stake as the Washington Supreme Court considers a pair of pension cases. Oral arguments were Thursday.

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Public Pension Cuts
5:01 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Oregon Senate Passes Pension Cutting Plan

M.O. Stevens Wikimedia Commons

Originally published on Thu April 11, 2013 4:00 pm

  SALEM, Ore. – Cost cutting to Oregon’s public sector pension system is on the fast track. The Oregon House could vote as soon as next week on a controversial proposal to cut benefits for retired public employees. The Oregon Senate approved the measure Thursday on a party-line vote.

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