The Campaign Against Teacher Pensions Reaches New Heights

The Latest Attack

Rex Sinquefield’s Show-Me Institute has put out a new report called 2017 Blueprint: Moving Missouri Forward.  They call the report “15 policy ideas covering a broad range of issues – from education to healthcare, from public pensions to union reform, and from tax policy to transportation. Together, these policies can move Missouri forward to a brighter future.”  Threats to Missouri Teacher pensions are still very real. Please click here to read the pages of the report regarding Public Pension Reform.

Why Pensions Matter

Meanwhile, the National Public Pension Coalition has put out Why Pensions Matter which PSRS/PEERS Executive Director Steve Yoakum has encouraged every retired educator to read. Please click here to read NPPC – Why Pensions Matter.

 

5 thoughts on “The Campaign Against Teacher Pensions Reaches New Heights

  1. I am eagerly and anxiously looking forward to your response to today’s article in the Missourian about our Missouri State Employees Retirement System pension plan being underfunded because of actuarial overestimations to the tune of over $5.2 billion dollars.

    • Aline, MOSERS is a different retirement system. Most of our members get their retirement from Public School Retirement Systems or Public Employees or from the Kansas City or St. Louis retirement systems. MOSERS is the retirement system of MO state employees.

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