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Chicago Telephone Tax to Rise by 56 Percent to Shore Up Pensions
Senate Passes Highway Bill But Deletes Pension 'Smoothing' Provision
[Opinion] New Jersey Appeals Lower Court Decision Finding Vested Right to COLAs
Panel Rules That Los Angeles City Hall Must Toss Out Pension Reforms
HATFA-14 and Discount Rates: The Latest in 'Pension Smoothing' Provisions
IRS Continues to Mull Section 412(d)(2) Plan Amendments
Detroit-Style Pension Cuts: Could It Happen in California?
[Opinion] California Pension Reforms Don't Go Far Enough
Update on IRS Rulings on Pension De-Risking
New Actuarial Mortality Tables May Be 'Nail in the Coffin' for DB Plans
Actuaries Raise Questions About Proposed RP-2014 Mortality Tables
Living on a Prayer? Recent Challenges to the Church Plan Exemption from ERISA Coverage (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] IRS Provides Nonprecedential Guidance on De-Risking Transactions Involving Retirees
Case Study: Setting a New Funding Policy Independent of GASB Standards
Detroit Retirees Approve Pension Cuts by a Landslide
Pension Derisking: Start with the End in Mind
Why More Companies Want Pensions Off Their Books
University of California Borrows $2.7 Billion to Fund Pension Debt
Derisking and Pension Expense: Not All Bad News
[Opinion] PBGC: A Four-Letter Word to DB Plan Sponsors
[Opinion] The Tricky Gimmick Congress Will Use to Fund Your Highways: Pension Smoothing
[Guidance Overview] PBGC Moratorium Announcement: Hope But Not Relief
Additional Pension Funding Relief on the Horizon?
[Opinion] This Road Work Made Possible by Underfunding Pensions
Noteworthy Developments of Interest to Sponsors of Multiemployer Retirement Plans, Third Quarter 2014 (PDF)
Design and Implementation of Pension De-Risking Programs (PDF)
Text of CBO Cost Estimate for HR 5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 (PDF)
Teamsters Rank-and-File Dig In Against Possible Pension Benefit Cuts
Corporate Pension Funded Status Improves in June by $14 Billion
JCT Summary and Cost Estimate for Proposed Highway Trust Fund Bill, Including Pension Smoothing Provisions
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2014-43: July 2014 Update for Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates (PDF)
Pension Smoothing Included in Highway Trust Fund Proposal
Findley Davies Pension Indicator, June 2014 Update
[Opinion] Understanding Public Pension Debt: A State-By-State Comparison (PDF)
[Opinion] CalPERS Victory in San Bernardino Is Warning to Uppity Cities
Bankruptcy Judge May Rule Pensions Can Be Cut in Stockton
Pennsylvania Governor Refuses to Sign State Budget Without Pension Cuts
Single-Employer Program Is Healthy But Multiemployer Insurance Program Deficit Threatens PBGC's Solvency
Fundamentals of Liability-Driven Investing
[Official Guidance] PBGC Issues Moratorium on 4062(e) Enforcement
Pension Finance Watch, June 2014
S&P 1500 Pension Deficit Shows Modest Improvement in June
CFO Survey Shows Trends in Managing Financial Risks of Retirement and Benefits Programs (PDF)
An Update on Pension Obligation Bonds
Corporate Pension Plan Funded Status Flat for Second Quarter But Up in June
Funded Status of U.S. Corporate Pensions Rises to 92 Percent
Pension Finance Update as of June 30, 2014 (PDF)
U.S. Public Pension Funding Gaps to Widen Under New Rules
The Enrolled Actuaries Report, Summer 2014 (PDF)
Mercer U.S. Pension Buyout Index, May 2014
Putting a Number on Restoring COLAs for New Jersey Pensions
[Opinion] Detroit's New Hybrid Plan Solution?
Text of New Jersey Opinion: Public Employees Have Protected Contractual Rights to Pension COLAs (PDF)
Gov. Christie Wins Legal Battle Over Cuts in N.J. Pension Contributions
There Is More Than One Way to Derisk a Pension Plan
Pension Annuitization Attractiveness Takes a Dip
Gov. Brown Signs Legislation to Stabilize California Teachers' Retirement System, Raise Required Contributions
The Next Generation of Mortality Tables (PDF)
IRS Private Letter Rulings Add Fuel to Fire on Lump-Sum Offers, De-Risking Debate (PDF)
Frustrated Detroit Workers Question Hybrid Pension Plan

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