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Olson: Work in Juneau has state moving forward

...terminal. The 28th Legislature was a success. We continued to adequately fund education, we took strides to keep the retirement system solvent by reducing future payments, and save money for the lean years. Until the gas line comes on line and the...
House panel advances governor's pension plan

...putting more toward the teachers retirement system than Parnell proposed - perhaps...into the public employees' retirement system and $1.1 billion terms of the health of retirement systems. That funding ratio is about...
Health care offerings need to evolve with market

...part of the district's budget. What's more, big increases in the district's contributions to the state's retirement systems have been driven largely by the increase in health care costs over the past several years. In fact, proposals...
What others say: Pay now, not later

...public employees' and teachers retirement systems, better known as PERS by Buck Consultants.The retirement system has been compared by some to...municipalities, who contribute to the retirement systems. With that said, everyone...
Education bill rewrite leaves some frustrated

...severed from the bill a plan to address the teachers' retirement system, which Gov. Sean Parnell had urged them to do...obligations for both the teachers' and public employees' retirement systems in a session scheduled to end in less than two weeks...
House strips retirement plan from education bill

...remove a plan to address the teachers' retirement system from a broad-ranging education bill...billion going toward the public employees' retirement system and the rest to the teachers' retirement system. The House Finance Committee, in its...
State needs to address retirement system liability

...that the State House deleted the $3 billion that governor Parnell had included in his budget to shore up the state retirement systems. For medical reasons I had to retire Outside. Now many readers are likely to say, I don't care if state retirees...
Panel proposes more school money, pension option

...for addressing the teachers' retirement system that has raised concerns with...teachers' and public employees' retirement systems and to help ease pressure on...address the public employees' retirement system, and there has been very little...
Proposed state budget includes addition $100 million for schools

...billion from a state savings account toward addressing the obligation for the public employees' and teachers' retirement systems, which he said will result in annual payments of $500 million and ease pressure on the state budget. Kelly said...
Parnell reiterates call for action on pension issue

...transfer from the state constitutional budget reserve fund, divided between the public employees' and teachers' retirement systems, would lower annual payments to $500 million. A draw from that reserve fund requires a three-fourths vote of...


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