Pension reform is probably the most fundamental and controversial among the reforms on the agenda this year. Now seated on the Public Service Committee, I expect to give this area quite a […]
I have decided to co-sponsor a controversial health care cost control bill authored by the Massachusetts Municipal Association.
Most state and local government full-time workers are entitled to health benefits in Massachusetts with employee contributions often under 20%.
While the basic structure of the pension system is economically sound, and the fact that the federal social security system has been underfunded is no reason to punish current Masschusetts […]
Problems in the public sector system mirror problems in the social security system.
The average social security retirement in Massachusetts in December 2005 was just over $12,000 per year.