A former high-ranking Wayne County official has been rejected for a lucrative pension that would pay her at least $100,000 a year.
A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 is expected to keep getting his pension from the state.
New teachers in Michigan still would get hybrid pensions under changes made to a teacher benefits bill.
Hundreds of active and retired teachers and other school employees crowded into a Senate hearing Wednesday to voice concerns that proposed changes to their retirement benefits would unfairly push more costs onto them and even drive some out of education.
Legislation aimed at reining in retiree benefit costs for Michigan state workers was approved Thursday by the Republican-led House Appropriations Committee.
One of Michigan’s top Republicans in the 1990s is allowed to continue getting his $79,000 a year state pension regardless of the outcome of his trial on sex charges involving children.
Both of Detroit’s municipal pension boards have agreed to concessions designed to save the city about $60 million
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is hopeful everyone will be on board to help put the city’s budget on even keep as meetings continue this week with unions and pensions.
Detroit’s two pension boards believe the state’s new Emergency Financial Manager Law is unconstitutional and they are challenging it.
Governor Rick Snyder said his Republican plan to exempt some pensions of those 67 and older from state income tax is the result of feedback from the public.