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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 20, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia pension board has voted to yank former Sheriff John Green's pension, which will save taxpayers more than $100,000 a year. With 20 years as sheriff and 17 years as a police officer before that, Green would have been eligible for a pension of $8,464 a...
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New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney
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David Madden
May 17, 2019 - 12:51 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There’s another push in New Jersey to change pension and benefit packages for government employees, and all signs point to another knock-down, dragged-out fight over it. Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester County), a veteran of the labor movement, has toured...
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Pennsylvania's auditor general has distributed nearly $300 million in aid to the state's municipal pension systems
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Mark Abrams
December 07, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's auditor general has distributed nearly $300 million in aid to the state's municipal pension systems. Eugene DePasquale says the funds will help cities, boroughs and townships meet their pension obligations to police, firefighters and municipal workers...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
May 17, 2018 - 11:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia fire fighters have a new contract with the city. Arbitrators awarded the union 10.5 percent in raises over the next three years, retroactive to last July when the previous contract expired. Both sides can claim some victory in the arbitration award. Fire...
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