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

 

2016 BRINGS NEW CHALLENGES FOR TRA

  Public Pensions' Latest Challenge: Longer Lives - Governing (blog)

   For public and private pension funds, those additional years of drawing retirement benefits translate into a 4-8 percent jump in funding obligations. Click the link above for the full story.

 

  State lawmakers are paying attention to pensions - Wall Street Journal (blog)

   And the focus isn’t limited to retirement benefits of public-sector employees, which have been cut at equal rates by Democratic and Republican governors since 2009. The growing support of pension overhauls by Democrats has strained relations with unions, as the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.