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

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Working Retirement The Plan For Many Seniors

The AARP says a new survey shows that many people in the 50- plus age range plan to continue working past retirement age.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2011

Court Rules Against Raising Retired State Workers Health Care Contribution

A reprieve for retired state workers as the court says ‘no’ to forcing state retirees to pay three percent toward their health care costs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2011

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LISTEN LIVE: Gov. Snyder’s Budget Plan

Political insiders believe Governor Snyder’s budget proposal could be a tough sell for many people in the state.


GM To Cut $11B In Debt, Pension Obligations

General Motors is taking steps to be a more attractive to potential private investors. The automaker Thursday announced it is cutting its debt and pension obligations by $11 billion. GM will buy back nearly $3 billion in stock, […]