Koch brothers, major corporations sponsor pension reform seminar for judges

By Chris Young

Judges who may decide fates of public pension reform disputes to attend seminar sponsored by pro-business interests.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Economics":

"… Charleston, S.C., hotel is hosted by George Mason University’s Law & Economics Center. The “Judicial Symposium on the Economics and Law of Public Pens …"

"… iversity’s Law & Economics Center. The “Judicial Symposium on the Economics and Law of Public Pension Reform,” according to a George Mason event des …"

"… 30 days after it ends. Henry Butler, executive director of the Law & Economics Center, did not respond to multiple requests for comment. As the Center f …"

"… Public Integrity reported last year, George Mason University’s Law & Economics Center regularly organizes business-friendly judicial seminars. The Washi …"

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New law gives US companies a break on pensions

By The Associated Press

Companies win cut in pension contributions; critics say saving pensions is even bigger concern

Judge rules in favor of military retirees who traded their pensions for lump sum payments

By Jason McLure

Judge rules against company that offers "unscrupulous" military pension payouts

Raising retirement age for Social Security would impact disability payments

By Laurel Adams

While policymakers debate how to keep Social Security solvent over the long-term, a Government Accountability Office report says there could

Excerpts from this story referencing "Social Security":

"… tion of hate crimes every year. (FBI) …"

"… ll be challenging,” the GAO concludes.FAST FACT: The current gap between Social Security program spending and revenue is 2% of Social Security taxable wages. By 20 …"

Many over-60 pilots 'just want to fly'

By Josey Ballenger

WASHINGTON, January 8, 2001 — Some of the pilots forced to retire at 60 aren't as fortunate as their peers who have good pension plans when