Pension reform: Time to means test COLAs

By Ted Dabrowski
10/15/2013
Illinois’ pension conference committee is once again rumored to be nearing a “fix” for the state’s pension mess. But if the pension conference committee is serious about saving the pensions of state retirees and workers who have dedicated their careers to public work, they will put an end to cost-of-living-adjustments, or COLAs, for government retirees...

TAGS: COLA, GARS, GARS: General Assembly Retirement System, JRS, JRS: Judges’ Retirement System, SERS: State Employee Retirement System, SURS: State Universities Retirement System, TRS, TRS: Teachers’ Retirement System