public sector pensions

School Employees Win Long Fought Victory Over State

Dec 21, 2017
Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A fight between school employees and the state ended Wednesday – in favor of the employees. 

State Capitol Rotunda - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The Legislature has sent Governor Rick Snyder a set of local retirement bills that passed by wide margins once they were stripped of controversial provisions. 

State Capitol Rotunda - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) It looks like the Legislature will spend much of December fighting over an overhaul of how the state oversees local retirement funds. 

Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller - file photo
Andy Robins / WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Hundreds of police officers and firefighters converged Wednesday on the state Capitol. They rallied to protect retirement benefits. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) New teachers will get different retirement options than current school employees under a bill sent to Governor Rick Snyder. 

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