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Kelly says he will keep open to possible Medicaid expansion

...100,000 for former state Revenue commissioner Angela Rodell. She is to consult on issues including the state retirement systems, bond ratings and the major liquefied natural gas project the state is pursuing.The retainer in the contract...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Pure politics in the Alaska retirement systems

...appointees who oversee the Alaska Retirement Systems use the PERS and TRS Newsletters...members should check it out.The Retirement Systems should know better than to...annual required payment to the Retirement systems.But stoking fear in retirees...
Letter: Munoz doesn't just say she cares

...Cathy fought for long-term care benefits; she carried the legislation which placed $3 billion in our PERS/TRS retirement systems; and has worked to assist state employees who have struggled with our new third-party administrator. We can't...
My Turn: Alaska first, not the Koch Brothers or Karl Rove

...the "Silencing Alaskans Act" (HB77). If anything, he is consistent.Sean Parnell says he saved the Alaska retirement systems with a $3 billion contribution. His Department of Revenue leadership lost the systems many more billions. The...
Lawmaker calls for audit into state's pension retirement systems

...out how the state's pension retirement systems ended up with a $5.7 billion...parties associated with the retirement systems were guilty of wrongdoing which...public employee and teacher retirement systems. The committee will take public...
My turn: Address unfunded liability in our public retirement systems

...unfunded liability of the public retirement systems. Sound off on the important...they were right. Alaska's retirement systems have served to build a good...steady drip, drip, drip of the retirement systems' unfunded liability is a...
Ex-actuary denies role in pension shortfall

JUNEAU - The former actuary for Alaska's retirement systems has denied responsibility for the state's $8...advising the state on its public employee and teacher retirement systems, Mercer, a unit of Marsh & McLennan Cos., was...
Empire Editorial: Pay now, not later

...liability to the public employees' and teachers retirement systems, better known as PERS and TRS. The rationale behind...namely municipalities, who contribute to the retirement systems. With that said, everyone who benefits from local...
Analysis: Pension problems, proposals

...public employees' and teachers retirement systems, better known as PERS and...include any contribution to the retirement systems."I don't believe we've...would be expected to pay into retirement systems would equate to a 9 percent...
State | Local | AK legislature
Pension shortfall projected at $8.7B at year's end

...year with an $8.7 billion pension shortfall.The unfunded liability for the public employees' and teachers' retirement systems stood at roughly $12 billion when the Legislature earlier this year approved moving $3 billion from savings to...


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