Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimondo, the architect of changes in the state’s public pension system, won the Democratic primary for governor with 42.2% of the vote.
September 10, 2014 | 02:18 pm
Curtis M. Loftis Jr. was re-elected as state treasurer of South Carolina on Tuesday, while House Majority Leader, and Wall Street ally, Eric Cantor, R-Va., lost his Republican primary the same night.
June 11, 2014 | 03:32 pm
As the flood of reform efforts aimed at public pension funds becomes a trickle, the main concern is whether the newfound fiscal discipline will hold.
April 14, 2014
Cincinnati voters rejected a ballot initiative Tuesday that would have created an amendment to the city's charter changing certain retirement benefits of the Cincinnati Retirement System.
November 06, 2013 | 02:05 pm
A ballot initiative in Cincinnati's citywide elections on Tuesday proposes an amendment to the city's charter that could create a new defined contribution plan as well as require the Cincinnati...
November 05, 2013 | 03:36 pm
The race for New York City comptroller, a job that includes managing the $145 billion New York City Retirement Systems, is a study in contrasts as well as similarities between Republican John Burnett ...
November 05, 2013 | 09:21 am
An effort to hold a referendum on replacing Los Angeles' three city pension plans with a defined contribution plan for new employees, proposed by former Mayor Richard Riordan, was temporarily put on...
November 26, 2012 | 06:09 pm
A number of state and local pension plans around the country could see changes in the near future, depending on who is elected in a number of races on Nov. 6.
October 29, 2012
A handful of constitutional amendments on the Nov. 6 ballots across the U.S. would affect public pension plans in a variety of states, but none goes very far toward reducing existing unfunded pension ...
October 29, 2012
North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell, sole trustee of the $71.8 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, easily won her election primary Tuesday with 77% of the votes.