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Public pension and retirement reforms

posted on November 22, 2013 07:05 PM

Public pension and retirement reforms Play Video Michael Fitzgerald, State Treasurer; Donna Mueller, CEO of IPERS; and Gretchen Tegeler, Executive Director of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The discussion will include public pensions, retirement and reforms. Joining Fitzgerald,... Watch Full Episode

IPERS' Mueller: Government must fund pension commitments, or system will be short

posted on November 22, 2013 02:54 PM

IPERS' Mueller: Government must fund pension commitments, or system will be short Play Video Donna Mueller, CEO of the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS), says there needs to be a funding policy in place for public pensions, and the government must continue to fund those commitments. She says one of the reasons IPERS isn't fully funded is because government hasn't always... Watch Story

IPERS' Mueller: Iowa ahead of the ball on reforms; Employees share some risk

posted on November 22, 2013 02:48 PM

IPERS' Mueller: Iowa ahead of the ball on reforms; Employees share some risk Play Video Donna Mueller, CEO of the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS), says Iowa was ahead of the ball on reforms to the pension system. Changes went into effect a couple years ago, and public employees are now contributing more and sharing in the risk. Watch Story

Gretchen Tegeler cites potential solutions to shore up public pensions

posted on November 22, 2013 02:43 PM

Gretchen Tegeler cites potential solutions to shore up public pensions Play Video Gretchen Tegeler, executive director of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa, says there are alternate approaches that could be considered to take stress of the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) and other public pensions. One would be to include a 401k-type of retirement... Watch Story

Treasurer Fitzgerald: Capping IPERS benefits would be good policy

posted on November 22, 2013 02:40 PM

Treasurer Fitzgerald: Capping IPERS benefits would be good policy Play Video State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald says IPERS is a good program, and it's worked relatively well for decades. However, he says it would be good public policy to cap benefits at a reasonable amount to prevent high salary earners from collecting six-figure annual pensions. Watch Story

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