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Treasurer Fitzgerald: Capping IPERS benefits would be good policy

posted on November 22, 2013

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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.

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