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Turkia Mullin, center (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell).

No County Pension For Turkia Mullin

A former high-ranking Wayne County official has been rejected for a lucrative pension that would pay her at least $100,000 a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Who Impregnated Student Will Get Pension, State Health Care

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

(credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images, File)

Michigan House Panel Changes Teacher Benefits Bill

New teachers in Michigan still would get hybrid pensions under changes made to a teacher benefits bill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012


School Workers Object To Proposed Benefit Changes

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2012


House Panel Approves Retiree Benefit Changes

Legislation aimed at reining in retiree benefit costs for Michigan state workers was approved Thursday by the Republican-led House Appropriations Committee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

Phillip Arthurhultz (Booking Photo)

Ex-Senator May Keep Pension Despite Child Sex Charges

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011


Detroit Pension Boards Agree To Concessions

Both of Detroit’s municipal pension boards have agreed to concessions designed to save the city about $60 million

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2011

Mayor Dave Bing met with AFSCME Local 207 steward Monday to talk budget cuts.

Bing Continues Budget Talks With Unions, Pension Boards

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas

Detroit Pension Boards Challenge EFM Law

Detroit’s two pension boards believe the state’s new Emergency Financial Manager Law is unconstitutional and they are challenging it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2011


Snyder: Pension Tax Revision Result Of Feedback

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011