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(MPRN-Lansing) Teachers, firefighters and police are celebrating. That’s after lawmakers dropped legislation that would make drastic changes to their retirement benefits. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Police officers, fire fighters, and other municipal employees are planning what they are titling a “call to action” Tuesday at the State Capitol. 

"LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court has sent back to the Court of Appeals a pension case affecting the possible repayment to Michigan teachers and other school employees of a $552.7-million escrow fund held by the state." (Detroit Free Press)

The Retirement System approved the proposal unanimously, but the process isn't done yet.

Several commissioners say county has made promises to retired employees