THE MINNEAPOLIS COMMITTEE OF THIRTEEN

 

 

 

 

 

THE MINNEAPOLIS COMMITTEE OF THIRTEEN

advocating for  Minneapolis teachers' pension security

 

 

 

 With your support, the Committee of 13  advocates for our defined benefit pensions.
We work to make sure that you have the facts about your MPS/TRA defined benefit pension. We also make sure that the  legislators who serve on  Minnesota's Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement have up-to-date information on MPS/TRA pensions.

 

We provide facts that counter the biased information distributed by groups

 

PENSIONS IN THE NEWS

JULY 7, 2015 -WISCONSIN REPUBLICANS TRY TO KILL PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PENSIONS

 Author Tierney Sneed  points out in Talking Points Memo that the Republicans in the WI state legislature have written into Motion #999, a budget supplement, that the current bi-partisan committee (that includes non-legislative members) overseeing the state pension fund will be replaced by politicians. It that doesn't make you nervous, it should. Learn more by clicking the links above

 

 

 

          JULY 2015- LEGISLATIVE PENSION COMMISSION NAMES NEW DIRECTOR

           Minneapolis attorney Susan Lenczewski, J.D., has been appointed the director of the Legislative  Commission on Pensions and Retirement (LCPR).  Lenczewski, who succeeds Larry Martin, has 25 years of experience working with pension and retirement issues. The LCPR processes proposed pension legislation during the legislative session in advance of the applicable standing committee bill hearing deadline and undertakes a schedule of study topics during the interim between legislative sessions. The Pension Commission consists of seven members of the Senate and seven members of the House of Representatives; members are appointed at the commencement of each biennium. The commission elects its officers: a chair, a vice-chair, and a secretary.