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Kennedy demands probe of State Police benefits measure NEW ORLEANS, LA – Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy wants the Louisiana State Police Retirement Board to avoid any delay in probing a controversial measure by the Legislature. Now an LSPRS official says board attorneys are reviewing the measure in detail.
What changes are coming to PERS rates next year? OREGON – Controversial changes to the state's pension systems made last year have started to have their intended effect: lower costs to government bodies and, by extension, taxpayers.
Morrisville police union has dropped unfair practice complaint MORRISVILLE, PA – The Morrisville police union has dropped an unfair practice complaint against the borough over holiday pay.
Records show 15% drop in overtime pay for city police under 5-day schedule SANTA FE, NM –Overtime costs at the Santa Fe Police Department fell 15 percent after former Chief Ray Rael moved officers to a five-day workweek, a decision the new chief has reversed.
St. Paul police to get 6.25 percent raise over 3 years, arbitrator says MINNESOTA – St. Paul police officers and some 911 center workers are slated to get a 6.25 percent raise over their three-year contract — slightly more than the city's offer and significantly less than what the police union was seeking.
For $50 fee, Lexington officers would be able to drive cruisers for personal use KENTUCKY – Lexington police are considering changes to the city's cruiser policy that would allow officers to use city-owned vehicles for personal use for a $50 monthly fee.
Glenview Police Union Contract Extended GLENVIEW, IL – Glenview village trustees have approved a police union contract extension through 2018 that was also ratified by rank and file officers earlier this month.
Christie Says NJ Must Cut Retiree Benefits Or Face Bankruptcy NEW JERSEY – Governor kicks off ‘No Pain, No Gain’ summer tour to sell pension reform in front of protesting police and firefighters.
Union's vote to endorse candidate for Jacksonville sheriff rankles some members JACKSONVILLE, FL – An effort to bring solidarity among Jacksonville police in electing a new sheriff has instead stirred discontent in the ranks and raised questions about how an endorsement last week was made.
City increase to police/fire pension fund could go to voters EL PASO, TX – An increase in the city's contribution to the El Paso Police and Fire pension fund will likely go to the voters.